Join this year’s Australian L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellows at a Girls in Science schools forum at the University of New South Wales.
Each year the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellows share their stories with female students. The forum provides an opportunity for students from a number of different schools to hear from the Fellows and ask them questions about their outstanding achievements in their chosen career path. The Fellows are able to provide the girls with information about their scientific interests and the discoveries they have made. Past fellows have included biologists, botanists, zoologists, doctors, astronomers and physicists.
Each Fellows will give a short presentation in a way that is engaging and relevant. Then there will be plenty of time for questions and discussions. After the forum, students will tour the UNSW campus and participate in different activities, guided by current science student ambassadors. We’ll also offer a light lunch as a further chance for students and teachers to interact with the Fellows.
- 09:30 am: Registration
- 10:00 am: Girls in Science forum
- 11:15 am: Tours of UNSW
- 12:00 pm: Lunch
- 01:00 pm: UNSW Scientific activities*
- 02:00 pm: Event concludes
How to apply
It’s a free event – best suited for female year 9, 10 and 11 students - where students with a passion for science can hear about the Fellow’s research and experience as woman scientists, whilst also discuss the potential for future study or careers in science. If you are interested in participating in the event, please complete the following steps by Friday 20 October 2018. The positions are only confirmed when you have returned the signed Appearance Release forms.
For further enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9385 5962.
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