LIFE SCIENCES 2016 AWARDS
Prof Kia Nobre, University of Oxford
Dr Lori Passmore, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Dr Déborah Bourc’his, Institut Curie, Paris
Dr Uraina Clark, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Dr Airlie McCoy, University of Cambridge
Dr Michelle James, Stanford University, USA
Prof Marja Jäätelä, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre
Prof Corinne Houart, King's College London
Dr Sally John, Biogen, Boston
Prof Catherina Becker, University of Edinburgh
Dr Pippa Goldschmidt, University of Edinburgh
Women make up less than one-eighth of science academy membership globally, according to a survey reported in the science journal Nature last week. “It’s frustrating that the pace of change is so slow” says Helen Pankhurst, great-grandaughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. A unique awards ceremony to raise the number of women in senior leadership roles in science will take place today (Tuesday 8th March), International Women’s Day... Read More
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The latest Suffrage Science artwork is complete, with a strong theme around ribbons, DNA and making connections...
Ceremony News Article
It was one of the most striking moments of the evening, and it came in the acceptance speech of Dr Sally John, a Suffrage Science awardee and vice president of computational biology and genomics at biotech company Biogen. Dr John told guests how colleagues reacted when she told them she was leaving academia for industry...
Nomination and Acceptance Speeches
Read the reasons for nomination of the Life Sciences 2016 Suffrage Science Awardees here.