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17 October 2008, 13:00 - 18:30
Highways into Science: driving in the front seat
Hannover Medical School (MHH)
Lecture Hall "R", Building I6

Invited international speakers from research, science politics and medicine will talk about their career paths and their experiences on working in different scientific areas.

The international conference is aimed at university undergraduate and postgraduate students, scientists and medical doctors from all levels. It is organised by SET-Routes, the Gleichstellungsbüro of Hannover Medical School and rebirth.

Conference Programme:

13:00 - 13:15 Welcoming Address
Dr. Bärbel Miemietz, Gleichstellungsbüro MHH
13:15 - 13:35 Highways into Science
Dr. Philipp Gebhardt, SET-Routes Programme, EMBL Heidelberg
13:35 - 14:15 Science across continents
Professor Dr. Renata Stripecke, MHH, rebirth
14:15 - 14:55 Promotion of women to top positions in academia: why does it happen so rarely?
Professor Dr. Heidi Diggelmann, Former President Swiss National Research Council
14:55 - 15:35 Women in Biosciences: challenges and actions
Professor Dr. Flora de Pablo, Director General, Institute of Health Carlos III, Madrid
15:35 - 15:50 Short Break
15:50 - 16:30 Funding Mechanisms and Career Development
Professor Dr. Christopher Baum, MHH
16:30 - 17:10 Social developments and future perspectives - who will stay in the scientific system?
Professor Dr. Doris Henne-Bruns, Universitätsklinikum Ulm
17:10 - 18:00 Panel Discussion
18:00 – 18:30 Conference Reception with Canapés and Drinks

No registration required - conference open to all interested!
Childcare available on request.
Please contact,
phone 0511 / 5326474.

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