February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science and Western University has the following experts available to speak on their areas of research and the importance of inspiring young women and girls to pursue education and careers in the sciences.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Research areas: Bridging the gap between chemists, corrosion scientists and industry through new methods to predict metal corrosion for better integrity, safety, and function of metals.
Professor, Department of Biology
Research areas: The evolutionary ecology of songbirds; Investigating the roles of infectious disease and sexual selection in maintaining genetic variation of song birds in the wild.
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Research areas: Genetic and neural bases of variation in behaviour, using fruit flies as research models; identifying the underlying genetic and neural variation that leads to differences in female mating receptivity and female aggression.
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Research areas: Galactic and extra-galactic star forming regions; carbonaceous molecules and dust; studying image releases from the newly operational James Webb Telescope.
Professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Research Areas: Clinical neuroscience; cognition and behaviour; development and aging; brain ; motivation, emotion and arousal; perception and aging; systems neuroscience.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Research Areas: Black holes, analytical study of black hole transition probability as a function of relevant astrophysical factors, quantum information for quantum gravity.
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