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Celebrating diversity in chemistry

Posted on 20 November 2017

Diversity in the chemical sciences was celebrated at a flagship event, hosted by the Royal Society of Chemistry, in collaboration with Athena SWAN Gold Award chemistry departments from the University of York and Imperial College, London.

Professor Sir John Holman opens the event to celebrate diversity in the chemical sciences

The event, which was held at Burlington House in London, was timed to coincide with the 150th birthday of pioneering female scientist Marie Curie and linked with 10 years of York's Department of Chemistry holding an Athena SWAN Gold Award. Head of Department Professor Duncan Bruce and Professor Caroline Dessent, from York, along with Professor Sue Gibson of Imperial College, London, were co-organisers of the event.

Read more about the event on the Department of Chemistry’s website.