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Ada Lovelace Day 2022- University of Edinburgh

11 October @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

On Tuesday 11th October 2022, the University’s Information Services team are celebrating Ada Lovelace Day 2022 which is an international celebration day of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

We have an afternoon of talks, activities and training planned for Ada Lovelace Day.  This will take place on the first floor of the Main Library (Central Area) from 11:00-17:00.

  • 11am-1pm ‘No circumstance in the natural world is more inexplicable than the diversity of form and colour in the human race’
    • Join us to craft multi-coloured Ada Lovelace and Mary Somerville designs and make your own pin badges and laptop stickers
  • 1pm-2pm Women in STEM snacks and talks
    • Dr. Melissa Highton on why we celebrate Ada Lovelace Day
    • Karen Howie on ‘ Approaching Imposter Syndrome : False Starts and Reflections from a Woman in Tech.’
    • Prof. Emma Hart on how she takes inspiration from the natural world to build computer algorithms and evolving robots
  • 2pm-5pm ‘Changing the ways the stories are told’
  • 2pm-3pm Join our Wikimedia editathon (Wikipedia training)
  • Short break
  • 3pm-5pm Researching & writing new pages (50 words+) about Women in STEM to publish and share
  • 2pm-5pm uCreate Makerspace will also have activities available

Details

Date:
11 October
Time:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://thinking.is.ed.ac.uk/ada-lovelace-day/ada-lovelace-day-2022/

Organizer

UoE – Learning, Teaching and Web
Email:
http://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/about/organisation/learning-teaching-web

Other

Book Tickets
https://thinking.is.ed.ac.uk/ada-lovelace-day/ada-lovelace-day-2022/
Public or Private Event
Public

Venue

Main Library, University of Edinburgh
George Square
Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9LJ United Kingdom
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