Edinburgh Napier University computing staff, students and graduates celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2014


Edinburgh Napier University's computing community is marking Ada Lovelace Day 2014, the international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths, with an evening event on Tuesday 14th October.

The guest of honour and keynote speaker is astrophysicist Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Other speakers at the celebration will include Principal and Vice Chancellor Andrea Nolan, the Director of Equate Scotland Linda Somerville, and IIDI's Professor Hazel Hall.

Amongst the guests who will join the dinner at the Royal Society of Edinburgh are a number of staff, students and graduates from the Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation and the School of Computing. These include Seonaid Ashford; Dr Tessa Berg; Tracey Binnie; Peter Cruickshank; Professor Emma Hart; Professor Jessie Kennedy; Natalie Kerracher; Emily Martin; Katherine Raeburn; Frances Ryan; Jennie Stamp; Ella Taylor-Smith; and Alison Varey. They will be joined by other guests who work in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in roles within and beyond the University.

The event has been organised jointly by Edinburgh Napier University's Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team and Equate Scotland as part of the University's celebrations of its 50th anniversary.

For further information about the celebration please see Hazel Hall's blog post about the event.
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Hazel Hall
Director of CSI
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