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Irene Manton Lecture

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Irene Manton Lecture 2020

‘Metamorphosis: a 300 year story of intrepid women, rainforests and butterflies’

 

The University of Manchester’s Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health  is delighted to co-host the Irene Manton lecture with The Linnean Society of London for the sixth year.

The lecture celebrates the significant contribution made by women to the Natural Sciences and this year guest speaker Eleanor Drinkwater, PhD student from the University of York will highlight the scientific contributions of Maria Sibylla Merian and other women in science, through her talk entitled ‘Metamorphosis: a 300 year story of intrepid women, rainforests and butterflies’.

 

When: 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Thursday 3rd December 2020

Venue: Online

Registerhttps://bit.ly/2YIcIbN

Audience: this event is free to attend and is open to everyone with an interest in the Natural Sciences, however we especially welcome A-level students.

 

Details regarding how to access the event will be emailed to registered guests a few days before.

Should you have any specific requirements, accessibility needs or other specific requests please notify srbmh@manchester.ac.uk by Friday 20th November.

 

The Linnean Society of London is the world’s oldest active biological society, founded in 1788, and the lecture is named after Irene Manton who was the first female president of the society, a British botanist who gained her PhD at The University of Manchester. To find out more about the Linnean please visit their website via the following link: https://www.linnean.org/

Event Age Groups IconY12, Y13

03 Dec 2020

5.00 - 7.00pm

Online via Eventbrite

Gatsby benchmark 7

Booking info

Register: https://bit.ly/2YIcIbN.
Should you have any specific requirements, accessibility needs or other specific requests please notify srbmh@manchester.ac.uk by Fri 20th Nov.

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