15-16 December 2020
Centre for Particle Theory, Durham
Europe/London timezone

Session

Plenary Speaker

15 Dec 2020, 17:00
Teams (Centre for Particle Theory, Durham)

Teams

Centre for Particle Theory, Durham

IPPP & Dept. Mathematical Sciences Durham University South Road Durham DH1 3LE

Conveners

Plenary Speaker: Prof. David Tong

  • Ryan Moodie (IPPP, Durham University)

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Jessica Wade

  • Lucy Budge (IPPP, Durham University)

Description

Dr. Jess Wade is a research fellow at Imperial College studying chiral organic light emitting diodes. Dr. Wade has made huge contributions to campaigns for increased diversity, equality and inclusion within STEM, and in 2019 was awarded a British Empire Medal for her work. She will talk to us about the issues within Physics (and STEM in general) and the work she is doing to change this.

Resources on race/racism:
https://www.particlesforjustice.org/resources (or search for "particles for justice")
Anglea Saini's books:
Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong
& Superior: The Return of Race Science

Presentation Materials

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