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Special event for International Day of Women and Girls in Science – This Friday!

Posted on: Feb 9, 2022

This Friday, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) will host a webinar to celebrate this year’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Come meet Dr. Sarah Gallagher as she discusses her research on astrophysics, offers advice for girls looking to expand their interest in science and technology, and answers questions from viewers! 

Date: Friday, February 11, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m. (MT)

Location: Virtual

Live Stream: YouTube

About the Speaker

Dr. Sarah Gallagher is the Science Advisor to the President of the Canadian Space Agency, where she is the liaison to the space science community and the Chief Science Advisor of Canada.

She has been a professor of physics and astronomy at Western University since 2008, and the Director of the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration since 2021.

Her research focuses on windy supermassive black holes and interacting galaxies. Dr. Gallagher teaches first-year physics and regularly talks to the public about astronomy, space science, and science policy.