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Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10- to 14-year olds: Where are the Women in STEM?

Date/Time: Wednesday 13 January 2021

The Holmes Memorial Lectures were founded in 1937 as a memorial to Newcastle born John H Holmes (1857-1935), one of the great pioneers of the development of electrical engineering. The lectures are designed for 10- to 14-year-olds with the intention of fostering an interest in science.

The theme of this year's Holmes Memorial Lectures is 'Women in STEM'. Join us on Wednesday 13 January for the Part One:

Where are the Women in STEM?

This interactive lecture uncovers the history of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the reasons why the world needs more females in these fields. We will look into the past at the forgotten roles women have undertaken in various STEM fields as well as looking into the future at where progress still needs to be made and the roles that you could take on.

This lecture will be available to watch on YouTube from 9.00am on Wednesday 13 January, and will remain in our archive. We hope that you will also be able to join us for Part Two: Here are the Women in STEM