ABC's Science Friction Live!

  • Thu Sep 06 2018
  • Teens
  • Free, but bookings required.

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Join ABC science journalist Natasha Mitchell, presenter of Radio National's Science Friction, and special guests, for a live-recorded conversation about science, society and culture. 

#MeToo in Science

The #METOO movement has shone a light on sexual harassment in the arts and entertainment industries, now female scientists are starting to speak out too, sharing experiences that have led some to leave science altogether. Lab life to fieldwork, career paths to career dead-ends - what's happening, why is it so hard to speak out, and what needs to change?

Panelists

Professor Nalini Joshi, mathematician, University of Sydney. Co-founder of Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE), and newly announced vice president of the International Mathematical Union.
Dr Emma Burrows, neuroscientist, Florey Institute, board member Women in STEMM Australia, member Women in Science Parkville Precinct.
Associate Professor Michael Brown, astronomer, Monash University.

 

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