As part of International Women’s Day 2016, the University is delighted to welcome Susannah Fish, Deputy Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police, to speak about her career. Followed by a networking lunch.
12pm, Wednesday 2 March
In celebration of Women’s History Month 2016, please join the Rights and Justice Research Priority Area, the Centre for Research in Race and Rights and the Department of American and Canadian Studies for a screening of the award-winning documentary Feminist: Stories From Women’s Liberation, 1963-1970. Filmmaker Jennifer Lee will introduce the film, and afterwards take questions from the audience.
6.30pm, Wednesday 2 March
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The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies presents the annual Tomlinson Memorial Lecture for 2015/16. Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of the All India Progressive Women’s Association, will speak on ‘Violence against women in India: is ‘culture’ the culprit, or structure?’
6pm, Thursday 3 March
Join the School of Pharmacy for a short ice-breaking talk about a female scientist’s career journey followed by group discussions led by Dr Cornelia De Moor, Associate Professor in RNA Biology in the School of Pharmacy.
12pm, Monday 7 March
Join the School of Pharmacy for an inspirational speech that presents a landscape of academic career progression and a vision for developing further research excellence in the University, given by Professor Dame Jessica Corner.
1.30pm, Tuesday 8 March
The University of Nottingham’s Women’s Staff Network presents ‘International Women’s Day: a celebration’. Come along for stalls, refreshments and a taster session of salsa. University of Nottingham staff can find out more about the Women’s Staff Network on their Workspace pages.
5.30pm, Tuesday 8 March
The University of Nottingham Chaplaincy present the public lecture, ‘Scars across humanity’ which asks how has violence against women become so prevalent in our society, and can it be overcome?
7pm, Thursday 10 March
Join the School of Pharmacy for an interactive talk that leads you to pre-empt change and develop strategies by gaining support through building a professional network in the pharmacy industry. The speaker will be Tricia Kennerley, Vice President, Director of International Public Affairs, Walgreens Boots Alliance.
12pm, Friday 11 March
Missing in action – women and digital enterprise in the UK is an exciting two day event, bringing together digital academics, female entrepreneurs and women who are working or interested in creative industries and digital enterprise.
The University is proud to host the HeForShe Forum 2015, ‘Time for action: gender equality in higher education’. Featuring keynote speaker Emma Barnett, Women’s Editor of The Telegraph and University of Nottingham graduate. This is also your chance to hear and contribute to talks with Angharad Smith, President of the Students’ Union, Rob Jennings, Activities Officer, senior University staff, representatives from UN Women and HeForShe IMPACT Corporate Champions.