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As part of the UN's annual celebration of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science, we will host a seminar to recognize the role of women and girls in the fields of Natural Sciences and Technology. This two-day seminar will consist of talks given by researchers of our university and external experts in Gender Equality and Finnish Academia and a photo gallery of remarkable women in the history of Science.
We welcome UEF students and staff members to join us in this event and spread the word to anybody who might be interested!
Thursday, 11 February
13:00 Brief introduction to the International day of Women and Girls in Science
Guest speakers in Natural Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland
13:15 Taina Yli-Juuti, Applied Physics
13:40 Katja Kanninen, AIVI
14:05 Christina Biasi, Environmental and Biological Sciences
14:45 Roundtable discussion
Remarkable women in the history of Science – Please see Photographic gallery online.
Friday, 12 February
13:00 Brief introduction
13:05 Ana Freire, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain: Gender, STEM and Artificial Intelligence
13:35 Minna Silver, University of Helsinki, University of Oulu: Women in Academia
14:05 Susanna Bairoh, Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland, TEK: Salaries and Career Advancement in Tech – Equal or Not?
14:45 Sonja Niiranen, University of Tampere: Girls and technology education – Women in technology-oriented fields
15:15 General discussion and Closing words
For further information, please contact Isabel San Martin Molina, email firstname.lastname@example.org, Ana Hernández de Sande email email@example.com or Tuuli Miinalainen email firstname.lastname@example.org.