Women in Research group May seminar

Danielle Miles from the School of Chemistry and Katie Beswick from the School of Performance and Cultural Industries will talk at the next Women in Research group seminar.

Danielle studied as an undergraduate at Leeds, graduating with a 1st class MChem degree. She went straight into her PhD within the Centre for Molecular Nanoscience and the Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, researching de novo self-assembling peptide hydrogels for use in the treatment of degenerative disc disease, supervised by Dr Amalia Aggeli from the School of Chemistry and by Dr Ruth Wilcox from the School of Mechanical Engineering.

Katie is employed as a Research Associate in Applied Theatre, researching the representation of council estates in live performance.  Prior to this she worked as a housing officer for Hackney Homes.  She has also worked as a performer and practitioner in film, corporate video, theatre, and arts outreach.  She was a founder-member of the fringe theatre company "Built-Up".

Danielle and Katy will be talking:

On:  Wednesday 25 May 2011

At:   3.30-5.00pm

In:   Lecture Theatre 1, School of Music, University of Leeds

The Women in Research group aims to encourage dialogue between researchers across the university and further afield and create opportunities to share knowledge.  All who would like to attend, whether male or female, are welcome.

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