The prize, now in its 8th year, is awarded annually to a woman physicist who has made a substantial contribution to the subject and has undertaken activities to support and encourage others in the field. The prize is kindly sponsored by Shell.
The event will take place on October 22nd at 1.30pm at the Institute of Physics, 80 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT. The event will also feature a talk from Dr Kate Shaw on her work on Physics in the Middle East.
The schedule for the event is as follows:
1.30 - introduction from Dr Heather Williams, chair of the Women in Physics group
1.35 - finalists' talks
2.15 - guest lecture from Dr Kate Shaw
2.45 - prize giving by Dr Syrie Crouch, Shell
3.00 - coffee