Lunch Session LS1  5 April 2018

Equity and diversity in astronomy

Aims and scope

The Session will take place in Room 1A starting at 1pm and it will feature two talks and ample time for Q&A and discussion. It is coordinated with the SS7 "Equity and Diversity in Astronomy", which is a parallel session starting at 9am in Room 4B.

The event is sponsored by Nature Astronomy.


Invited speakers

  • Chi Onwurah (UK Parliament): Diversity and Policy Making in Science
  • Luis Farina-Busto (European Research Council): Ensuring equal treatment of applicants for the European Research Council: Focus on Gender Balance

Scientific organisers
Sara Lucatello (Observatory of Padova, Italy) (Chair - plenary) Helen Jermak (Liverpool JM University, UK) (Chair - parallel) Sheila Kanani (Royal Astronomical Society, UK) Marios Karouzos (Nature Astronomy, UK) Johan Knapen (IAC, Spain, EAS Council.) Violeta Gonzalez-Perez (Portsmouth University, UK) Isabel Marquez (Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Spain.) Emmanouil Angelakis (Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy, Germany.) Paul Woods (Nature Astronomy, UK.)

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Updated on Fri Mar 30 11:18:38 CEST 2018