Public Lecture: Let Physics Be The Dream It Used To BeExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Dr. Chanda Prescod-WeinsteinWaterloo Physics alumna Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (PhD, Physics 2011) is returning to campus to give a talk entitled, Let Physics Be The Dream It Used To Be.

Prescod-Weinstein is currently a Research Associate at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her current research focuses on early universe cosmology and technical questions relating to how to do quantum field theory calculations in curved spacetimes.

She was listed by the L'Oreal-UNESCO Foundation as one of "5 Amazing Woman Astronomers You Should Know." Prescod-Weinstein is a passionate advocate for racial and gender diversity in STEM and will be sharing her stories about her efforts in this area.

This event is organized by Waterloo Public Interest Research Group with the Black Association for Student Expression, and Waterloo's FemPhys Club.

Please register if you plan to attend.

Cost 
Free
Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
Humanities Theatre
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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