Minorities in STEM symposium

Event Date: 
14 Oct 2019 -
09:30 to 17:00
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Minorities in STEM symposium

The Francis Crick Institute

1 Midland Road, London NW1 1AT

14th October 2019 9.30 - 17.00


This event aims to connect and support final year undergraduate students and postgraduate researchers in STEM fields from ethnic minority backgrounds. The day will include panel discussions with academics and two interactive workshops to build on writing and engagement skills, followed by a networking reception.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Nicola Rollock (Keynote speaker, Goldsmiths)
  • Prof. Helen Minnis (Glasgow)
  • Prof. Chris Jackson (Imperial)
  • Dr Ying Lia Li (UCL)
  • Nikou Damestani (KCL)
  • Sarah Cosgriff (Freelance Science Communicator)
  • Hana Ayoob (Freelance Science Communicator)
  • Dr May Chiao (Nature Astronomy)
  • Dr. Maria Ocampo-Hafalla (Francis Crick Institute)
  • Dr. Mina Razzak (Nature Reviews)
  • Dr. Heike Meiss (Francis Crick Institute)
  • Alok Jha (The Economist)
  • Dr. Mark Richards (Imperial)


More information and registration are available here