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History of Women in Science and Medicine: Reflections on a Century

Fri, 2012-10-12 14:00 - 15:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free, everyone welcome, no reservation necessary

Presentation by Margaret Rossiter (Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science at Cornell University) with introduction by Elsbeth Heaman (Associate Professor, History and Classical Studies, McGill University). This presentation launches WISEMS (Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine), a symposium to commemorate 100 years since Canada appointed its first female professor: Carrie Derick (1862-1941). WISEMS takes place October 13th from 1:30-7:00 pm in the Redpath Museum auditorium.

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The Redpath Museum possesses a rich repository of knowledge and educational resources which contribute to the understanding of Canada's natural history and the world's material cultures. We are committed to providing educational resources, programs and activities that serve our visitors.

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The Museum is closed Aug 30, 31 and Sept 1

The Redpath Museum, one of Canada's oldest free-standing museums, functions as a unique interdisciplinary unit within the Faculty of Science. As a Museum it preserves and displays large collections of ancient and modern organisms, minerals, and world culture (ethnological) artefacts. As an academic unit it serves as a centre for the teaching and writing of science, as well as a research centre for the history of life and biodiversity of the planet.