In March 2023, five students from the University of Edinburgh travelled to Liverpool to attend the Conference of Undergraduate Women and Non-binary Physicists, hosted jointly by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University. Second year student Ailís speaks about her experience at the conference.
by Dr Carlo Bruno
Photo: Carlo on board a zeppelin along with Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath and meeting attendees.
I had the privilege of being selected to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, together with 39 Nobel laureates in Physics and Chemistry and outstanding young scientists from 89 countries around the world.
The aim of this event was to foster exchange among scientists of different generations, cultures and disciplines.
The meeting, which took off on 29 June, was opened by an impassionate keynote address by Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt urging the scientists in the audience to be as open as possible with their data, ideas and research, and to aim to make a difference in the world. Continue reading “Fostering exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists”
The Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics UK (CUWiP) aims to inspire physics students, highlight career options and provide a supportive community.
Students Sara Evers, Lucy Arditi and Storm Colloms (all year 2) attended the Conference, now in its fifth year, at the Department of Physics, Oxford University in March. Sara tells us what the conference entailed, and how she benefitted from attending…