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Schedule: Women in Mathematics Day

 Women in Mathematics Day: Ireland

University of Limerick

19th May 2016 (Room AD2-010 Analog Devices Building)

9.30 – 10.00  Tea/Coffee
10.00 – 10.10 Opening Address Dr Mary Shire, VP for Research University of Limerick
10.10 – 10.45 Colm Mulcahy, Professor & Vice Chair, Dept. of Mathematics, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
10.45 – 11.00 Aoife Guerin, PhD Student Mathematics Education
11.00 – 11.15  Marie Connolly, HR Manager, Organisational Change, University of Limerick. “UL and Athena SWAN working together to advance women’s careers in STEMM”
11.15 – 11.50 Dr Joanna Jordan, Manager Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation. “Bridging the academic-industry divide”
11.50 – 12.05  Dr. Gordon Lessells, University of Limerick.  “Maryam Mirzakani, the First Female Fields Medallist”
12.05 – 12.40 Professor Bethany Bray, Outreach Director of The Methodology Center at Penn State
12.40 – 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.05 Dr Ann O’Shea, Lecturer Mathematics, Maynooth University “Investigating Mathematical Understanding”
2.05 – 2.40 Dr John Nelson, Head of Department, Electronic & Computer Engineering Department, University of Limerick
2.40 – 3.00 Coffee
3.00 – 3.45 Breakout; Identifying practical solutions to support women in the mathematical sciences
3.45 – 4.00  Feedback  and closing remarks

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