We are very pleased to announce this special event!

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell is a highly distinguished astrophysicist who is known for discovering the first radio pulsars in 1967 while doing her Ph.D. studies. In 1974, her thesis supervisor was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery while she was not mentioned.

She has received many prizes and awards such as the Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics in 2018. She used the $3 million prize funds to establish the Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund which helps female and minority students become physics researchers.

Talk title: Careering through astrophysics
In this talk I will describe my journey through various branches of astrophysics, highlighting the roles expected of women in Britain and how the norms have changed.

Date: Friday, May 27th, 2022

Time: talk from 14:00 to 15:30 followed by a reception from 15:30 to 17:00

UPDATED Location: Auditorium 4, H.C. Ørsted Institute, Universitetsparken 5, 2100 København Ø


The event will also be live-streamed via zoom (register to receive the link).