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How to have it all: Stories of success from women in science


Monday 4 November 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Medical Teaching Centre, Gibbet Hill campus

On Monday 4 November Warwick Medical School and the School of Life Sciences will be holding a joint event named ‘How to have it all: Stories of success from Women in Science’. This free event is open to all, and will take place in the Medical Teaching Centre Lecture Theatre at Gibbet Hill Campus.

The main themes this event will explore are:

  • Overcoming challenges and returning from career breaks
  • Transitioning from academia to industry
  • Work/life balance
  • Championing role models

Download the event poster.


Please complete this form at the bottom of this page to register your place.


(30 minute slots; 20 minute talks with 10 minutes of questions)

9.00am – 9.30am: Registration

9.30am – 9.45am: Welcome

Session 1:

9.45am – 10.15am: Prof. Geraldine Hartshorne (WMS Head of Clinical Faculty and Centre for Reproductive Medicine)

10.15am – 10.45am: Dr Sabine Bowman-Grahl (Senior Scientist at Immunocore, Oxford UK)

 10.45am – 11.00am: Coffee break

11.00am – 11.30am: Dr Leanne Williams (SLS Senior Teaching Fellow and Associate Professor)

11.30am – 12.00pm: Dr Sarah McClelland (Lecturer, Barts Cancer Institute)

12.00pm – 1.00pm: Lunch break and networking (SLS atrium)

Session 2:

1.00pm – 1.30pm: Dr Jo Pennock (Senior Lecturer, Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Infection)

1.30pm – 2.00pm: Dr Kirsty Holden (Senior Scientist at EVOTEC, UK)

2:00pm – 2.15pm: Coffee break

2.15pm – 2.45pm: Dr Divya Shah (Acting Head of Infection and Immunobiology, Wellcome Trust)

2.45pm – 3.15pm: Debbie Ringham (Research Engagement Manager, Cancer Research UK)

3.15pm – 4.15pm: Open panel discussion with options for anonymous question submission (Representatives from Warwick University, Human Resources, funding officers, UCU)

4.15pm to 4.30pm: Closing comments and event finishes. Complete feedback forms.


Sorry, we are no longer taking registrations with lunch included due to having to give final numbers to caterers. Please feel free to register for the talks and do still attend on the day!
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