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/
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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