18th October marks the first anniversary of our launch party, and we’re celebrating our first birthday in fine style with fantastic events in Manchester and London, generously supported by Professor Brian Cox and Gia Milinovich.

Lecture by Prof Brian Cox
Thursday 10th October, University Place, Manchester

Prof Brian Cox will be giving our inaugural ‘Because Science is for Everyone’ public lecture on “Particle Physics: Answers and Questions”, introduced by ScienceGrrl Director Dr Heather Williams, and sponsored by the Ogden Trust. The lecture runs from 7.30-8.30pm, including a short time for questions, with refreshments available from 6pm. It’s open to everyone, but designed for GCSE-level and up.

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Free tickets have already been allocated to 170 school and college students, and their teachers, sponsored by the Widening Participation programme at Manchester University, Ogden Trust and Women in Physics Group of the Institute of Physics.

Tickets will go on general sale at 10am on Monday 23rd September from our website – £10 for under 18s, £25 for adults and £50 for VIPs. Funds raised will be divided between ScienceGrrl and University of Manchester’s bursary scheme for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

ScienceGrrl members will get advance access to our booking pages on Sunday 22nd September- sign up to join our queue-jumping supporters here.

Party with Gia Milinovich
Saturday 12th October, The Baltic, London

It’s party time! Come and join us at 7.30pm at The Baltic to meet fellow Grrls, catch up with the team and see in our second year in style. Gia Milinovich and fellow ScienceGrrl members will be there! Free entrance – and birthday cake!

Hope to see you there, at either – or both.

 

Dr Heather Williams
Heather helped establish ScienceGrrl in June 2012 and is ScienceGrrl's Director. Heather is a Senior Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine at Central Manchester University Hospitals and honorary Lecturer in the Centre for Imaging Sciences at Manchester University. She makes sure pictures of patients are top quality so the doctors can trust what they see, and tries out new and better ways of imaging the body’s functions. When she’s not working, Heather enjoys running, cycling and spending time with her sons.
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