— Previous Events — 

JULY 2020

Dr Rebecca Ruck, head of Process Research and Development at Merck, presented an online workshop for students and staff on implicit bias. She spoke about what unconscious bias is, how it affects decision making, and how to mitigate against it, provoking thoughtful discussion.

Implicit Bias Workshop


Dr Rebecca Ruck

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FEB 2020

OxWiChem celebrated the IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast with an event including academic, administrative, and technical staff, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our delicious breakfast was kindly sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

IUPAC Global




Inaugural Invited Speaker Seminar


Professor Dame Carol Robinson

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DEC 2019

OxWiChem was honoured to host our own Professor Dame Carol Robinson as our inaugural speaker. She outlined her illustrious and inspirational career in a seminar that was standing room only! She told us about her journey from leaving school at 16 to becoming the first female Professor of Chemistry at Cambridge and at Oxford, and her current role as the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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