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: Isabel, JC, Stanley and Joanne. We are back from our summer holiday and ready to plan our next activities! Here is what was discussed: 1, Bang Goes the Borders. BGTB is in Melrose this Saturday and Isabel, JC and Stanley will be going to represent SG Glasgow. We will bring postcards of our… Read More Meet up 20/09/2017
Present: Crystal, Andrew, Claire, Rhona, Sara, Isabel, Stanley, JC and Joanne 1, We have been asked to put on an event at Bang Goes the Borders on the 23rd of September in Melrose: https://www.facebook.com/BangGoesTheBorders/. Glasgow University’s WCMP is interested in teaming up for a parasitology themed #UnsungHeroines and we will try to get the virologists… Read More Meet Up 29/06/2017
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
Several hundred teenagers from Glasgow High schools were treated to an inspirational talk today by Roma Agrawal, an award winning structural engineer who worked on The Shard. She spoke about her journey from small child to an undergraduate student of physics at Oxford and then a Maters degree in structural engineering. Roma told the students… Read More Inspiring young engineers
Tonight I went to hear Roma Agrawal deliver an inspiring talk about engineering The Shard London. The event was organised by IESIS and WES which also gave me the opportunity to meet many interesting women engineers. Roma is a very eloquent speaker and made the complex project of The Shard interesting and understandable to non… Read More Women engineering The Shard
I’m really looking forward to meeting another amazing ScienceGrrl this week. Roma Agrawal @RomaTheEngineer an Associate Structural Engineer who has designed bridges, skyscrapers and sculptures with signature architects over an eight year career. She spent six years working on The Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe, and designed the foundations and the ‘Spire’. Roma is talking to Glasgow school… Read More Amazing RomaTheEngineer in Glasgow
Last week some Glasgow ScienceGrrls had the honour of meeting an amazing ScienceGrrl Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell at the launch of the new planetarium at Glasgow Science Centre.
Come along and meet us live this Friday 25th September 6 -11pm at Glasgow Science Centre as ScienceGrrls Glasgow take part in Explorathon Glasgow, European Researchers night. We will be wearing a big “I’m a ScienceGrrl” badge and will be in all areas of the Science Centre. Pick up a postcard at the main desk and then go… Read More I’m a ScienceGrrl talk to me.. here’s how
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