National Science, Engineering & Technology Week
A day long seminar with talks from women who have made a success in
science related careers, aiming to discuss how careers advisers, industry
and HE establishments can help make science careers more accessible to
young women. Arranged by The School Of Conservation Sciences in association
with Ruth Tittensor MA MSc MIBiol.
10am Coffee and Welcome
Professor Bryan Brown
BSc PhD FRGS Head Of School Of Conservation Sciences
10.30am Natural Vision
Professor Heather Angel,
DSc MSc FBIPP FRPS After gaining a BSc in Zoology and MSc in Marine Biology,
Heather became a freelance wildlife photographer and writer. She has travelled
to the most remote corners of the globe to photograph a collection now
a quarter of a million strong. Her pictures have appeared in over 4,000
books, magazines and calendars. Heather is now a visiting professor at
the University Of Nottingham. She has recently returned from Antarctica,
and will be showing photographs from her expedition.
11.15am Against The Tide
Professor Gillian Slater,
MSc MA DPhil CMath FIMA FRSA Vice Chancellor, Bournemouth University Gillian studied Mathematics at the University Of Oxford
before teaching mathematics at South Bank and Sheffield City Polytechnics.
She went on to become Dean of Science & Technology at Manchester Polytechnic.
After two years as Pro-Vice Chancellor of Manchester Metropolitan University
she joined us at Bournemouth as one of the few female Vice Chancellors
in the UK. She is currently a director of Dorset Chamber of Commerce &
Industry and Business Link Dorset.
11.45am Discussion: Science careers have become more popular and accessible
for young women. Do you agree?
12.15pm Buffet luncheon with past and present staff and students of
the School Of Conservation Sciences, followed by optional tour of campus
2pm A Woman In A Woman's World
Professor Leslie Aiello
BA MA PhD Head Of Department Of Anthropology, University College
London Leslie studied for her BA and MA at University College
of Los Angeles, and came to the UK in 1975, where she completed a PhD at
the University of London. She has participated in archaeological excavations
and has a special interest in human evolution, which led her into the field
of physical anthropology. She has recently become Head of the Anthropology
Department at UCL, and she edits the Journal of Humanities.
2.30pm A Scientist At The Seaside
Dr Carolyn Heeps BSc(Hons)
PhD Senior Lecturer and Course Director, Bournemouth University Following a first degree in Maritime Geography and research
into coastal processes and seabed sediment movement, Carolyn taught at
the Sultan Qaboos University in Oman. She returned to the UK to work with
the Marine Conservation Society, and came to Bournemouth in 1992 to develop
the successful MSc in Coastal Zone Management. In 1995 she worked with
the BBC at Pebble Mill as a Media Fellow concerned with furthering public
understanding of marine science.
3pm Forensic Archaeology: Women In a New Arena
Dr Margaret Cox BA(Open)
BA(Hons) PhD MIFA Senior Lecturer and Course Director, Bournemouth University Margaret entered higher education at 29 after having
two children. She completed two BA degrees, in Humanities then Archaeology
, and a PhD. While working as an Osteoarchaeologist at the Natural History
Museum, she was invited by the police to assist with a case in 1992. Margaret
joined the University in 1994 to develop the unique MSc in Forensic Archaeology,
and she is one of the few Home Office approved forensic archaeologists.
3.30pm Discussion: Overcoming barriers to science careers for women
- who is responsible?
To reserve your free space call Susan Gemmell on
01202 59 54 37
or email firstname.lastname@example.org