Science Honours Academy


24 May 2022
17:00 - 21:20
Ruppert Rood

Symposium: Women in Science

Dear SHA student,  


We are excited to announce that the final symposium of this year will be about “Women in Science”!  Four female guest speakers will talk about their research and their experiences being a woman in the academic world and how this has influenced their careers.   


The schedule will be as follows: 



17:00 – 17:15 

Walk in 

17:15 – 17:30 


17:30 – 18:15 

Prof. Dr. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse

Pharmacology: Access to medicines 

18:15 – 19:00 

Prof. Dr. Laura Filion 

Physics: Brownian motion 

19:00 – 19:45 


19:45 – 20:30 

Dr. Silvia Mihaila 

​Pharmacology: Systems to replicate pathological complications 

20:30 – 21:15 

Prof. Dr. Cristiane de Morais Smith 

Physics: Can consciousness be explained by quantum physics? 

21:15 – 21:20 


*The time set for each speaker includes ~10 minutes at the end for questions.  


The symposium will be held on Tuesday, May 24th from 17:00 to 21:20 at Utrecht Science Park in Ruppert Rood. Dinner will be served during the break in between talks.  2 Educational points will be awarded for attending the symposium.  


If this event sparks your interest, you can sign up before Saturday, May 21st 23:59 using the link below:    


?‍? We hope to see you at the event! ? 


If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Symposium Committee at:​  


Kind regards,  

SHA Symposium Committee