Ada Lovelace Day 2016: Professor Caroline Wilkinson to present at Edinburgh Napier University #ALD16

On the evening of Ada Lovelace Day this year – Tuesday 11th October 2016 – Edinburgh Napier University, with Equate Scotland, is hosting a public lecture by Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Director of the Face Lab at Liverpool John Moores University. Caroline will be speaking about her varied career and how it has combined science with a number of disciplines including art, forensics, computing and anatomy.  She will also make the case for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Caroline is well-known for her forensic anthropology work, in particular that related to depicting faces of the dead for identification purposes, and the creation of models of the faces of high profile individuals such as Mary Queen of Scots, J.S. Bach and Richard III. Caroline will be familiar to many from her television appearances on programmes such as Meet the Ancestors and History Cold Case.

This a free public lecture open to all. It will be delivered at the Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus, Glenlockhart Road, Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ.

To reserve a place at this event, please register on EventBrite. Doors open at 17:30, the lecture starts at 18:00, and a drinks reception follows 19:00-20:00.

This independent event is part of Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide celebration of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Follow Ada Lovelace Day on Twitter: @findingada.


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