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.


To be confirmed.


Past lectures include:

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?’ 

Wednesday 27th April 2022

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

Wednesday 3rd November 2021 

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Professor Rita Orji - Computer Science Professor at Dalhousie University, Canada - 'Persuasive Technology for Health and Wellness'  

 28th April 2021

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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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Read about our other WiT talks here


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