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Annual Diversity Conference 2017

Event

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November
162017

10:00 - 17:00

Location

The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Overview

Delegates at the previous Diversity Conference.

This year, the Society’s Annual Diversity Conference will explore ways to remove barriers to participation in STEMM education.

Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society, gave a welcome address at the conference, in which he urged greater efforts to identify barriers to inclusivity and to breaking down those barriers. Full speech is available here.

For all enquiries, please contact diversity@royalsociety.org


Schedule of talks

16 November

10:00-10:30

Registration and refreshments

10:30-10:40

Welcome address by Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society

10:40-11:25

Keynote session

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Sarah Jane Leslie

Professor Sarah-Jane Leslie, Princeton University

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11:25-11:45 Break

11:45-13:10

Discussion session A

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Chairs

Professor Saiful Islam FRSC

Professor Jane Clarke FMedSci FRS

Group 1

Alice Pinney
Grahame Price
Katherine Sparkes

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Group 2

Rosamund McNeil
Lindsey Joy
Kevin Coutinho
Francesca Borgonovi

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13:10-14:00 Lunch and networking

14:00-15:25

Discussion session B

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Chairs

Professor Robin Perutz FRS

Professor Bernard Silverman FRS

Group 1

Rosamund McNeil
Lindsey Joy
Kevin Coutinho
Francesca Borgonovi

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Group 2

Alice Pinney
Grahame Price
Katherine Sparkes

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15:25-15:45 Break

15:45-16:00

Winners of the Royal Society Athena Prize -The London Mathematical Society

16:00-16:05

Closing remarks by Professor Uta Frith DBE FBA FMedSci FRS

16:05-17:00

Networking drinks reception

Annual Diversity Conference 2017 The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK