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The Lives and Times of Pioneering Women in Physics

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10:30 – 17:30 4 Mar 2015
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The Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT

This one-day meeting will include talks on "Marie Curie: Pioneer of Radioactivity" by Hélène Langevin-Joliot (granddaughter of Marie Curie); "Lise Meitner: Pioneer of Nuclear Fission" by Gerry Lander; "Edith Stoney: Pioneer of Medical Physics" by Francis Duck; "Mary Somerville, and her Work in Astronomy and Optics" by Allan Chapman and "Daphne Jackson: First Female Physics Professor in the UK" by Gillian Gehring.

There will also be talks on "The Contribution of Women to Physics; a Historical Overview" by Gillian Butcher; "Women in Crystallography" by Kate Crennell; and "History’s Lessons: Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Physics Today" by Heather Williams.

Registration fee (includes lunch and refreshments)

IOP Members - £20

Non-member - £45

Please see the full event programme here: http://www.iop.org/activity/groups/subject/hp/calendar/info/file_64853.pdf

Tea/coffee from 10.30am.  Expected end time 17.30 hrs

Please book via https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/frontend/reg/thome.csp?pageID=329898&eventID=692&eventID=692

Event type: Meeting
Sponsored by: IOP London and South East Branch and the French Embassy
Organised by: IOP History of Physics Group and IOP Women in Physics Group
Contact details: Claire Sleep (claire.sleep@iop.org)

https://www.iopconferences.org/iop/692/home


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10:30 – 17:30 4 Mar 2015

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