Women in Science in the Archives

Admission is free, but places must be booked through the ‘Booking’ link provided on the Bodleian What’s On page.

9:00 Arrivals and coffee
9:20 Welcome and introduction Susan Thomas
9:30 Women in science in the archives
Mary Somerville (1780-1872) – Ruth Boreham
Mabel FitzGerald (1872-1973) – Martha Tissot van Patot, Svenja Kunze Dorothy Hodgkin (1910-1994) – Georgina Ferry
11:30 Being a female scientist Frances Ashcroft in conversation with Gayle Peterson
12:10 Representing 21st century women in science panel discussion with Karolina Chocian, Natalie Connor-Robson, Fiona Larner, Sanne Peters and Sana Suri, moderator: Gayle Peterson
12:50 Closing remarks Peter Robbins
13:00 End
Optional 13:15 – 14:30 Mary Somerville, Mabel FitzGerald and Dorothy Hodgkin… close-up! Show & tell with selected items from the Bodleian’s archives collections Weston Library, Horton Room
Limited capacity, please book a place separately.
Admission free. All welcome.
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