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University of Cambridge

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    Welcome to She Talks Science at Murray Edwards College! 

    We are excited to share our resources, events and blog posts with you. 

    Resources

    Below you will find downloadable academic resources, which will enable you to explore particular topics within biology, chemistry and physics in depth. They have been developed by senior graduate students at the University of Cambridge and relate to their respective fields of research. The resources are designed to provide students considering a degree in science, the opportunity to explore their subject beyond the curriculum. You can work through these resources independently.

    She Talks Science conference – Saturday 27 April 2019

    The Murray Edwards College annual ‘She Talks Science’ conference is for young women in Year 12 who are interested in studying STEM subjects at degree level. The conference offers a chance to hear from successful women scientists about their career paths and provides the opportunity to take part in an academic session in a STEM subject. Please view the programme for further details. 

    This event is free of charge and lunch will be provided. You can secure your place by completing our short online booking form. The final day for booking a place is Monday 22 AprilIf you have any questions about this event, please contact Hazel Collinson.

    Webinars

    We are hosting a series of webinars led by academics and senior graduate students in science at Murray Edwards. The webinars will be held fortnightly on Wednesdays at 6pm: 

    Date Topic Presenter

    13 March 2019

    The exoplanet search

    Haoyang Ye

    27 March 2019

    Exploring the genetics of obesity with fat fruit flies

    Dr Neha Agrawal

    10 April 2019

    No webinar – school holidays

     

    24 April 2019

    Using gene editing as a research tool

    Elizabeth Hampson

    08 May 2019

    What makes a memory?

    Dr Emma Cahill

    22 May 2019

    The Mathematics of Fluids

    Neeraja Bhamidipati

    5 June 2019

    The 3Cs: Centrioles, Centrosomes and Cilia

    Pallavi Panda

    We invite each school to nominate up to five female science students in Year 12 to take part. Teachers should contact Hazel Collinson for further details. 

    Blog 

    For insights from women involved in science, including school and university students and those who have followed STEM career paths, visit our blog.