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


Redpath Museum 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Opening address of WISEMS (Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium).

By Margaret Rossiter (Marie Underhill Noll Professor of the History of Science at Cornell University). This presentation launches WISEMS (Women in Science, Engineering and Medicine Symposium) which takes place on the following day and marks the centenary of McGill's geneticist, Carrie Derick, and her appointment as Canada's first female professor.

Redpath Museum Auditorium.

In English.  FREE, everyone welcome.  INFO: Call 514-398-4094 or ingrid.birker [at] mcgill.ca.

IMAGE: Carrie Derick, photo by Watson Davis, probably taken at the British Association of Science meeting, Toronto, Canada, August 1924. From Wikimedia Commons.


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Ingrid Birker
Science Outreach
science.outreach [at] mcgill.ca
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