University of Edinburgh "Women in Science and Engineering" networking day

  • When:  Thursday 28 March 2013
  • Time:  9 am - 6 pm
  • Location:  Informatics Forum, George Square

You are invited to a day of networking with academics and researchers in science and engineering at the University of Edinburgh. This is an excellent pportunity to listen to successful women talk about their careers and how they got there. You will also meet other people working in science and engineering and brainstorm ideas around topics of interest. The day will finish with a poster session and wine reception where you can discuss research with other participants.


  • 09:00   Bonnie Webber, School of Informatics:
    • Opening Remarks
  • 09:10   Mounia Lalmas, Yahoo! Research:
    • Measuring Web User Engagement: a melting pot of web analytics, focus attention, positive affect, user interest, saliency, mouse movement and online multitasking.
  • 09:40   Cait McPhee, School of Physics:
    • My Life at the Interface
  • 10:10   Emma Braithwaite, ResMed Ltd
    •   To be announced
  • 10:40   Speed Networking Session
  • 11:10   Tea and Coffee
  • 11:30   Elham Kashefi, School of Informatics
    •   An alternative way of doing science?
  • 12:00   Jane Haley, Edinburgh Neuroscience:
    • An electrophysiologists tale - why do so many women leave biomedical research?
  • 12:20   Kim Martin, School of Biomedical Sciences:
    • The Open Windows Project
  • 12:30   Lunch
  • 13:30   Breakout Sessions
  • 15:00   Tea and Coffee
  • 15:30   Q&A Session with Panel
  • 16:30   Wine Reception and Posters

Open to all male and female academic staff, fellows, postdocs and PhD students

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