Present: Sara, Isabel, JC, Stanley, Joanne, Claire, Crystal, Rhona, Amy, Imogen. Last meeting before Christmas and the New Year – here’s what we discussed: 1, Biochemical Society Grant. We got the money so now it’s time to do some work! Isabel will order materials as set out in the grant proposal and for our first meeting… Read More Meet-up 23/11/2017
I am very much looking forward to my first meeting at the helm tomorrow, hope to see loads of eager ScienceGrrls there – here a taste of what we will discuss: – Biochemical Society grant discussion: Unsung Heroines activity development & events – Unsung Heroines: new materials for Christmas – A very ScienceGrrly Christmas on… Read More November Meet-up Agenda
After a year at the helm Isabel has sadly stepped down as leader and at our last meeting the role as Chapter Lead was filled by me! As discussed in the October meet-up Isabel will be taking over Joanne’s role as General Secretary while Joanne focuses on smashing her studies. Thankfully wee Stanley is still… Read More New leadership – from Isabel to Sara
An external blog this time! We were asked to write a blog for the Biochemist and decided to write about one of our #UnsungHeroines Tu Youyou. Read out thoughts here.
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