Women in Science: Christchurch
Women in Science: Christchurch

Celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science with the Neurological Foundation. Hear from some of our fierce female neuroscientists we’ve funded who are taking the science world by storm.

The Tannery – The Metropolitan Room, 3 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch
Women in Science: Christchurch
18:30 PM
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
Register now
Women in Science: Christchurch
Women in Science: ChristchurchThe Tannery – The Metropolitan Room, 3 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch Women in Science: Christchurch18:30 PM Wednesday, 12 February 2020 Register now
Women in Science: Christchurch

On average the Neurological Foundation funds more female neuroscientists, researchers, professors and neurologists than male. February 11th is ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’, and so, we are celebrating our female pride by hosting 4 panel discussions across New Zealand with a group of female neuroscientists we’ve funded. Join us for an all ages event and hear from a panel of female researchers at all different levels of their career discuss what they’re currently working on, why they have pursued neuroscience as a profession, and their thoughts on what it means to be a female working in the world of science.

If you think this event would be of interest to a young person we encourage you to bring them along to meet some of our amazing female role models.



Doors and registration will open at 6pm and the event will start promptly at 6.30pm. A Q&A session will follow the event with an opportunity to mix and mingle (drinks and nibbles provided) with the panel and fellow science enthusiasts.

The Panel

  • Dr Nadia Borlase will be the chair of this panel. She is currently working in research psychology, specialising in neuroimaging research. She is currently investigating how neuro-correlates of trauma relate to the Canterbury Earthquakes, funded by the Neurological Foundation.

  • Dr Kyla Horne

  • Dr Catherine Theys

  • Dr Rebekah Blakemore

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Women in Science: Invercargill
Women in Science: Invercargill

Tue, 11 Feb 2020, The Civic Theatre – Victoria Rooms, 88 Tay Street, Invercargill

Women in Science: Wellington
Women in Science: Wellington

Wed, 12 Feb 2020, Harbourside Function Venue – The Loft, 4 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Women in Science: Auckland
Women in Science: Auckland

Thu, 13 Feb 2020, Ellen Melville Centre – Pioneer Women’s Hall, 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland

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