Other Loughborough events

Emerging Women in STEM

Please note this event takes place upstairs and does not have step-free access.
Past event - 2023
24 May 7:30pm-9:30pm
Doors open at 6:45pm
The Swan in the Rushes, 21 The Rushes,
Loughborough LE11 5BE
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Women in STEM has been a conversation topic for years. This panel event will host some of Loughborough’s own PhD researchers in STEM subjects talking about their experiences in the field, the work they do now, and what their plans are for the future. This event is sure to be a hit with anyone who has experience in the sector, or is considering how to take the next step in their own career into STEM. 

This friendly panel will be hosted by award-winning podcast host Meg Cox, known for her work on 'Cuppa with a Scientist.' 

Huyen Le

Huyen, First-Gen Scholar, received her Integrated MChem Degree from University of Sussex in 2021. She gained industrial experience with GlaxoSmithKline as an undergraduate, working in roles such as New Product Development and Product Chemistry Scientist. Her dissertation work focused on nanoscience’s application in waste-water treatment. Huyen received a PhD studentship to develop more efficient and environmentally friendly antibacterial coatings as well as more realistic protocols to test their performance. Her research will be applied in healthcare settings, e.g., to make hospitals safer.

Vani Naik

Vani Naik is motivated by making academia better for all. Theoretically, she does this through pursuing a part-time PhD at Loughborough University on the lack of women engineering professors, and in practice, she provides consulting on academic careers, as well as supports professional doctorate researchers in her capacity as Researcher Developer at Edinburgh Napier university.

Alice Keenan

Alicia has a BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science and an MSc in Advanced Biomedical Science. My PhD looks at multiomic profiling of extracellular vesicles (EVs) from skeletal muscle. EVs are envelopes of cellular information and are shed from almost all cells. I am looking at the proteins, lipids and small molecules in and on the EVs to identify differences in various scenarios.
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