Daphne Jackson Day 2020

03 November 2020 | Events events

Join us for the inaugural Daphne Jackson Day to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion in science and engineering research.

Join the Daphne Jackson Trust and the University of Surrey to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion in science and engineering research with the first Daphne Jackson Day, held virtually on Wednesday 18th November at 5.30-7pm.

Science and engineering are part of our everyday life, and Daphne Jackson Day celebrates equality, diversity and inclusion in science and engineering research, and aims to inspire everyone to find their passion for science, regardless of identity, background or circumstance. It is only due to greater diversity and inclusivity in research that we can face and solve some of the big problems of today and of the future, including the COVID-19 pandemic that we all are experiencing at this present time. With a packed and exciting agenda planned, attendees will hear from the Trust’s Chief Executive Dr Katie Perry, Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Dr Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Prof G Q Max Lu, Professor Margaret Rayman plus scientists & researchers from @UniOfSurrey involved in COVID-19 research and Daphne Jackson Fellows.

Please register your interest to attend and if you are one of the first 100 people to sign up, you’ll receive a special pack with family hands-on science outreach activities and nibbles!

Please register to attend Daphne Jackson Day here – www.surrey.ac.uk/events/20201118-daphne-jackson-day 

 

Daphne Jackson Day Prize draw

As this is a virtual event we want to give you all a way to interact with us and be with a chance to win one of a number of fabulous prizes!

1. £40 gift voucher; 2. ‘Explore Optics’ outreach kit – rented for one month; 3. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World; 4. National Geographic Microscope; 5. 2x Books by Angela Saini (as pictured); 6. The World According to Physics, signed by Jim Al-Khalili; 7. 5x Books: Little People, Big Dreams.

What you need to do:

Under 16’s need to draw a picture of their favourite scientist or if you have had the goody bag draw a picture of what you have looked at under your microscope (activity 3 in your pack).  Take a photo of your picture and email it to us.

Adults (over 16’s)

Drop us an email and tell us who your favourite scientist is and why, in a couple of sentences.

How and when:

Email your entries, adults and children to events@surrey.ac.uk but please put DJD prize draw in the subject box.

You have until Monday 23rd November morning to enter the prize draw.  We will be randomly selecting the winners at 12 noon on Monday 23rd and will email the lucky winners.

 

Related posts

25 August 2022 Link Image

Realising the Full Potential of Research Returners

Research is a fundamental component of a modern successful society, expanding knowledge, driving economic growth, and enriching lives. Those that ...

20 October 2021 Link Image

“The Science of Food” is this year’s topic ...

We are delighted that this year the event will be held in person at the University of Surrey, with the ...

12 November 2012 Link Image

Red Magazine’s ‘Power Part-Timer 2012’

Dr Pia Ostergaard named Red Magazine’s Hot Women Awards ‘Power Part-Timer 2012’. Dr Pia Ostergaard, the Trust’s Senior Fellowship Advisor ...

12 January 2015 Link Image

Daphne Jackson Trust training courses are key to ...

A key element of the Daphne Jackson Fellowship is to help rebuild individuals' self-confidence, which can be lacking following a ...

12 January 2015 Link Image

Are you looking for an opportunity to return ...

Have you had a career break for family, caring or health reasons? Would you like to return to your research ...

12 January 2015 Link Image

Support the Daphne Jackson Trust in 2015

We rely on the generosity of sponsors and donors to support STEM professionals wishing to return to their careers with ...