Women in Science: Auckland
Women in Science: Auckland

We’d like you to join us in celebrating the innovation and diversity of the scientists and researchers you help fund.

Presentation start: 6.30 pm
Drinks & nibbles: 
7.30 pm 
Event ends: 
8.30 pm

Smales Farm, B:HIVE Auditorium, 74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna
Women in Science: Auckland
18:30 PM
Tuesday, 09 February 2021
Women in Science: Auckland
Women in Science: AucklandSmales Farm, B:HIVE Auditorium, 74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna Women in Science: Auckland18:30 PM Tuesday, 09 February 2021 Register
Women in Science: Auckland

The Women in Science series is an opportunity to learn more about the brains behind leading research happening right now in New Zealand. 


Hear from researchers just starting their career and what lead them to neuroscience to seasoned scientists and clinicians working on ground-breaking research that is changing the lives of Kiwis everywhere.

This event is perfect for all ages, and especially budding scientists who are interested in a research career!

Meet our panel

Chair - Dr Kate Hannah
Deputy Director of Equity and Diversity at Te Punaha Matatini, Kate is interested in science communication, public understand of science and depictions of gender in the history of science.

Dr Lola Mugisho is a postdoctoral research fellow who holds a Neurological Foundation First Fellowship and is the Deputy Director of the Buchanan Ocular Therapeutics Unit at the University of Auckland.

Dr Komal Srinivasa is a consultant anatomical pathologist specialising in Neuropathology and Uropathology. She is interested in clinical education and currently enrolled in a PhD at the University of Auckland.

Dr Amy Chapman is currently a CatWalk Spinal Cord Injury Trust postdoctoral fellow working on a 2-year project after recently completing a PhD on cell reprogramming funded through the Neurological Foundation.

Molly Swanson has received the Neurological Foundation W&B Miller Postgraduate Scholarship and is currently a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for Brain Research where her focus is on Alzheimer's disease.

Venue information and parking

Smales Farm, B:HIVE, Auditorium, 74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna.
There is parking available onsite at Smales Farm in Takapuna.

Fore more details about transport and the venue visit: https://smalesfarm.co.nz/transport/



Other information

Registration is required to attend

The panel will start at 6.30 pm with a 45-minute discussion followed by an hour-long mix and mingle with the panellists and audience members. Please take this opportunity to chat with fellow research and science enthusiasts, and Foundation supporters in your area. The panellists will be available from this hour to answer any additional questions you might have as well.

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