Women in Science Symposium

UNSW in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum and Science 50:50 ran the annual Women in Science Symposium on Friday 23 March. 480 high school girls registered for the event.

The Symposium encouraged high school girls to explore a career in science through interactive talks from female scientists and live science demonstrations.

Speakers at the event included:

  • Adrienne Harrison-Gatt (Sydney Water)
  • Ayse Dereli (UNSW)
  • Catherine Isaac (Cochlear)
  • Catherine Skidmore (Liberty OneSteel)
  • Erin Prince (UNSW)
  • Fiona Stapleton (UNSW)
  • Lisa Williams (UNSW)
  • Michelle Bull (Quantal Bioscience)
  • Nicky Warton (UNSW)
  • Paulina-Dziuda (SAS)
  • Sarah Reeves (Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences – Powerhouse Museum)
  • Tilly Boleyn (Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences – Powerhouse Museum)

The talks were live streamed to high schools and the public on YouTube. You can watch these talks by clicking on the following links:

Morning Young Scientist Talk Session 

Afternoon Young Scientist Talk Session.