Athena SWAN
Athena SWAN

Inspiring People 3 - Thursday 20 September 2018

The next Inspiring People event will take place on Thursday 20 September 2018.


Location- Wellcome Trust Auditorium, QMRI, Little France
Time-  09:30-16:30

The Deaneries of Molecular, Genetics & Population Health Sciences and Clinical Sciences form Edinburgh Clinical Medical School, and are holding this Inspiring People Day to encourage all staff and students to embrace and promote Equality and Diversity as the best way for everyone to achieve their career potential.  This third Inspiring Day is relevant for EVERYONE.

The talks will address the strategies that are being used to ensure equality and diversity becomes embedded, and career stories from within and outwith the Deaneries will illustrate real life challenges and solutions.

Our Inspirational Speakers include:


  • Professor Sir Jim Smith FRS (Director of Science  at The Wellcome Trust)
  • Prof. Sara Mole  (University College London)
  • Prof. Candy Rowe (University of Newcastle)
  • Dr James Howie (Founder ASCUS Art and Science)
  • Career Stories



Free but ticketed,

Lunch and refreshments will be provided and discussion encouraged.