Most people agree that science festivals are a great way to disseminate information on ideas, cool experiments and work going on at local universities. But for people living in rural communities it can be much harder to meet active scientists. That’s why when ScienceGrrl Glasgow were asked to participate in Bang Goes the Borders on… Read More #UnsungHeroines at Bang Goes the Borders!
Present: Crystal, Joanne, Stanley, Isabel, Rhona. Apologies from Sara We have a lot on this month, but nothing planned for July or August so it’ll be a big push before having the summer off! 1, Street party in Govan! We have been invited to put up a stand at a street party in Govan for… Read More Meeting 18/05/2017
This week SG Glasgow celebrated Scotland’s baird with a Burns Bingo session at Cumbrae House. We wanted to have an opportunity to talk to the residents about what opportunities they had to be scientists when they were growing up and to get an idea of what they knew about female scientists – but first we… Read More Burns Bingo at Cumbrae House
As part of the Meet the Expert series, Isabel Vincent and JC Le Bayon set up a malaria diagnostics lab in the foyer of Glasgow Science Centre on Sunday April the 17th. People visiting the Science Centre were asked to help diagnose a suspected case of malaria in a fictional young boy in a Cambodian… Read More 17/04/2016 Diagnosing malaria at Glasgow Science Centre
Science Grrl Isabel Vincent was recently selected to take part in a Royal Society pairing scheme, where scientists are partnered with parliamentarians and civil servants to gain insights in to how scientists can inform policy. The scheme runs each year and involves scientists spending a week in Westminster and parliamentarians having reciprocal visits to the… Read More A week in Westminster