School of Physics and Astronomy - Director's Colloquium

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Event Details

Date:
13 September 2017 at 2:30 pm
Venue:
Lecture Theatres S2, 16 Rainforest Walk
Campus:
Clayton
Cost:
Free
Categories:
Monash only

Description

School of Physics and Astronomy - Director's Colloquium

Women in Mathematics and Physics

Professor Rohini Godbole - Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Prof. Rohini Godbole, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), and chair of the Women in Science panel of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), will tell stories of prominent women mathematicians and physicists who were early pioneers in these two sciences. She will then comment on the situation today. Her talk will identify some of the best practices to attract and retain more women into the subject of mathematics and physics.


Event Contact

Name
Assoc. Professor Peter Skands
E-Mail
Peter.Skands@monash.edu