RIS Event: Breaking Barriers in STEM – Down the Rabbit Hole

Date(s) - 29/04/2022
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to present our second Breaking Barriers in STEM event, Down the Rabbit Hole, which will take place on April 29th from 12:00-3:30 pm at Pollocks Hall Campus, Edinburgh.

This knowledge exchange event aims to raise awareness of equality, diversity, and inclusivity work being done in STEM across Scotland. We will host a networking lunch with exhibitions from university committees, organisations, and charities working to make STEM a more inclusive and accessible space. This will be followed by talks and a panel discussion on the following topics:

  • Decolonising STEM
  • The Leaky Pipeline
  • Expanding Our Reach (International)
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

Please visit the SULSA (Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance) website for information on the Breaking Barriers in STEM project. This event is supported by ScotCHEM (Scottish Universities Chemistry Research Pool), SICSA (Scottish Informatics and Computer Sciences Alliance), and SINAPSE (Scottish Imaging Network: A Platform for Scientific Excellence).

Preliminary Agenda:

  • 12:00-13:30 Networking lunch and exhibition
  • 13:30-14:30 15 min talk on each topic
  • 14:30-15:30 panel discussion/Q&A

Further details can be found on our event registration page.

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