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WINGS Annual Meeting and Marie Curie Exhibition Opening

Nobel prize winner Marie Curie is coming to town…

This year we are combining the WINGS annual meeting with a month-long exhibition about Marie Curie, her work, and her life as a woman scientist. In addition to the actual exhibition "Maria Sklodowska-Curie. A Polish in Paris”, which will run from 28th November 2019 to the 20th December 2019, Professor Curie’s grandson Professor Pierre Joliot-Curie, Associate Professor Wagner, and Professor Emeritus Niskanen will give lectures.


WHEN: November 28, 2019

WHERE: Astronomy House, Sölvegatan 27, 223 62 Lund


12:30 Inauguration of the Exhibition

13:00 Professor Pierre Joliot-Curie, Academie des sciences, grandson of the Nobel laureates Marie and Pierre Curie. Skills and environment for a woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize. Women and Science: An ever-present struggle.

14:00-14:30 Coffee

14:30 Dr. Darcy Wagner, Associate Professor at Lund University. Skills to make it in Science.

15:30 Professor Kirsti Niskanen, Professor Emeritus of History at Stockholm University. Access, acceptance, success - gendered integration and opportunity structures in academia.

16:30 Panel discussion: Helena Jernström, Professor at Oncology and Pathology, will join the previous speakers to discuss what´s needed to succeed in academia.

17:00-17:30 End & mingle


Last day to sign up 23/11, Register Here