Women in Chemistry

13 October 2022 10:15-17:00, London, United Kingdom

Programme - Women in Chemistry.
Royal Society of Chemistry Historical Group
Burlington House, Piccadillly, London, 13 October 2022
10.15               Registration and coffee.
10.55               Welcome and Introduction - Peter Morris. 
First Session – Chair: John Hudson.
11.00               Anne Barrett, Imperial College, London.
                        How Archives Can Reveal Hidden Women in Chemistry.
11.35               Presentation of Wheeler Award to Sally Horrocks – Peter Morris.
11.45               Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester
                        The ‘Two Person Career’ and the British Chemical Community in the Mid-twentieth      Century (new title)
12.30               Lunch. This is not provided but there are many cafés and bars close by.
Second Session – Chair: Anna Simmons.
14.00               Patricia Fara, Clare College, Cambridge
                        Listening to the Canaries: Munitions Workers in World War One.
14.35               Annette Lykknes, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
                       A Seat at the Table: Women and the Periodic System.
15.10               Tea Interval.
Third Session – Chair: Helen Cooke.
15.45               Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham, Grenfell
                       Campus, Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada:
                       “Let us in!” – The Opposition to the Admission of Women to the Professional Societies.
16.20               Prof. Gill Reid, University of Southampton, President RSC
                        My Journey with Chemistry.
16.55               Closing Remarks - John Hudson.
17.00               Close of meeting.
The Royal Society of Chemistry

Library, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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