March 5, 2021
Inspiring NeurotechEU Women – March 8, 2021
To commemorate International Women’s Day, The European University of Brain and Technology (NeurotechEU), in which the Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH) is a founding member, has planned a meeting session that features veteran researchers and students. This activity, in English and open to the public over Crowdcast, is taking place next Monday, March 8, beginning at 09:00 Central European Time. Its aim is to inspire young women who want to direct their careers toward research in neuroscience and neurotechnology, to share experiences, and to discuss policies of equality related to scientific professions.
Speakers in this meeting include the rector of the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Romania, Anca Dana Buzoianu; European commissioners, Sumathi Subramaniam & Gloria Barilari; researcher from the UMH-CSIC Institute of Neurosciences, Ángela Nieto; and Bavarian Motor Works (BMW) engineer, Stella Clarke. Other researchers at different points in their scientific careers are also participating, from doctoral students to heads of laboratories, and hail from the UMH, Radboud University (The Netherlands), Boğaziçi University (Turkey), University of Debrecen (Hungary), Karolinska Institutet (Sweden), and the University of Oxford (United Kingdom).