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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

She Talks Science Webinar Series

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    This year's She Talks Science Conference will take place as a series of webinars.

    A series of webinar talks from Murray Edwards College postgraduate students, covering a range of topics from cancer research to metallurgy.

    The programme includes: 

    • A series of online webinars from inspiring women about their careers in science
    • A summary of their current research
    • Time for a Q&A at the end of each session for you to ask your questions!


    Speaker schedule

    • Wednesday 18 May, 17:00-18:00: Cancer Biology with Annie Howitt, "Can cells get hangry too? How cancer changes cell metabolism and behaviour"
    • Wednesday 1 June, 27th July 17:00-18:00: Geophysics with Xiaoqing Chen, "From solid earth to ocean: an imaging tale of geophysics" (PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED DATES TO 27TH JULY)
    • Wednesday 15 June, 17:00-18:00: MRC Epidemiology with Christina Xiao, "What is public health and why is it more important now than ever?"
    • Wednesday 29 June, 17:00-18:00: Genetics with Cherlyn Tan, "Next Generation Sequencing"
    • Wednesday 13 July, 17:00-18:00: Material Science and Metallurgy with Abigail Collins, "Turning the solar spectrum:green-to-blue light upconversion"


    Who is the event for?

    The event is for students who identify as female with particular interest in taking a STEM subject at university

    How do I sign up?

    Please sign up using this form - you can attend as many talks as you like!

    When is the next event?

    Please contact our School Liaison Officer ( for details