Women in Science tour

28 October, 10:00 am

1 hour 30 minutesPWYD

Walk | Careers, History, Science, Society

Women in Science tour

Meet at Carfax Tower, Queen Street, OX1 1ET

Explore the history of female researchers in Oxford during a walking tour. Retrace significant moments when women at Oxford University were first allowed to study (1879) and first awarded the University degrees (1920). Join an inspiring walk to discover the powerful story of some of these women, from chemist Dorothy Hodgkin to vaccinologist Sarah Gilbert, and their pivotal achievements in science.

Suitable for teenagers and adults.

Nina Kruglikova graduated with a DPhil in Geography and the Environment from Oxford University. Her thematic sightseeing tours featured in the British Science Week and the International Women’s Festival. She is a member of the Oxford Heritage Network.

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Carfax Tower, OX1 1ET