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Gender equality in science – how can we achieve it?

Professor Paul Walton (University of York – UK), conhecido internacionalmente por seu trabalho sobre questões de igualdade na ciência, estará no Auditório da FCM no dia 13 de setembro, 10h. Evento é aberto ao público geral e livre de inscrição. 

Foto de PHW no laboratório Paul Walton obtained his PhD in 1990 (University of Nottingham, UK), followed by two years as a NATO/SERC postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He joined the Department of Chemistry at York as a faculty member in 1993. Between 2004 and 2010 he was chair of department. His main research area is bioinorganic chemistry, in which he has made contributions to the understanding of copper oxidases, including the discovery of the histidine brace.  He is the recipient of multiple awards: the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Higher Education Teaching Award, the RSC’s 2016 Joseph Chatt Award for outstanding multidisciplinary research, the IChemE’s Global Award for energy research, and the Royal Society’s inaugural Athena Prize for gender equality work (runner up). He has also been the editor of Dalton Transactions (2004-2008), chair of Heads of Chemistry UK, chair of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Diversity Committee and is one the RSC’s 175 Faces of Chemistry. Paul is an internationally-known advocate of equality in sciences and lectures widely on the subject.