Women in Technology (WiT) lecture series

The Women in Technology series was established by the School in 2017, featuring leading women in the field of technology.

Past lectures include:

WiT Talk Autumn 2023 - Dr Dan Sun - Pushing the boundaries: exploring the potential of composites in healthcare & aircraft technologies

WiT Talk - Spring 2023 - Dr Kirsty McKay - A Universe full of Plasma...What on Earth do we do with them?

WiT Talk - Autumn 2022 - Dr. Lingyun Yu - Spatial Interaction Techniques for 3D Data Visualization

Dr Diana Maynard, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield - ‘Social media: freedom of speech or a cesspit of filth, lies, and abuse?’, April 2022

Dr Heba Lakany - Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics - Human movement: An Engineering perspective, November 2021 

Professor Rita Orji - Computer Science Professor at Dalhousie University, Canada - 'Persuasive Technology for Health and Wellness', April 2021
Dr Jahna Otterbacher - Faculty of the Open University of Cyprus (OUC), School of Pure and Applied Sciences - 'Bias in Data and Algorithmic Systems: Problems, Solutions and Stakeholders, October 2020

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Professor Patty Kostkova - Professor of Digital Health, UCL - 'There's an app for that' - How digital technologies and social media shape our health, July 2020

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