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