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Gender equality in science: why is it taking so long?

  • SUD Basel 7 Burgweg Basel, BS, 4058 Switzerland (map)

Paul Walton: "Gender equality in science: why is it taking so long?" (Free public lecture)

Next SeminBar event with Paul Walton. The SeminBar is held at SUD Basel in English. It is open to the public. Accompanying the talk is a live music act 🎶, a buffet dinner and drinks at the bar. ENTRANCE IS FREE. Live-Stream with Q&A.

Over nearly all scientific organisations, across every country and across time one finds that the progression of women in research/academia is significantly hindered when compared to men. Such a universal truth represents an enormous loss of talent, including in our very own bioinorganic community.

Recent years have seen some progress in understanding the principal factors behind this phenomenon and there has been some progress in new schemes which are designed to address the lack of women in senior scientific positions. These schemes have also met with some resistance which, in itself, has been revealing of the reasons why there is such a difference in the progression rates of men and women in science. This presentation discusses some of those resistances: why they arise; what they reveal about gender (in)equality in our universities, laboratories, groups; and—most importantly—what can be done about them.

Speaker 📣:
Paul Walton, Department of #Chemistry, University of York, Vereinigtes Königreich
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SeminBar ℹ️:
SeminBar is public lecture series featuring international scientists talking about their research emphasizing engaging key scientific concepts and visions relevant to molecular systems engineering in a format understandable to a wider audience.
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Facebook Live 💬:
Use our #FacebookLiveStream to ask Paul Walton your burning questions.

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Earlier Event: June 23
Later Event: June 26