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
Friday evening 25th September a great group of Glasgow ScienceGrrl’s participated in European Researchers night at Glasgow Science Centre Exporathon extravaganza 6-11pm for a night of discovery and a SciArt Ceilidh. Thank you all so much for your help. The Explorathon was incredibly busy as we had an excellent spot being the very first stand as… Read More European researchers night: Glasgow Exploration
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
We are seeking some folk to help shape and deliver ScienceGrrl Glasgow activities. Joanne Power has kindly agreed to help organise our monthly meet ups. She will be in touch shortly seeking your views on what, where, when etc. Anyone have any special skills for a Science cake bake off? Anyone have any skills in… Read More Fancy getting more involved in ScienceGrrl Glasgow?
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