Date(s) - Thursday, 14/11/2019 - Friday, 15/11/2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
14-15 November 2019
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Today, on the 112th anniversary of her birth, we recognise Professor Dorothy Hill’s many achievements. Professor Dorothy Hill was a pioneer of research, a leader for women in science, a woman of action, and one of The University of Queensland’s (UQ) most outstanding graduates and most distinguished scientists.
Dorothy Hill was a well-known figure at the University from the time she was 18 years old and beginning her degree until she retired, aged in her seventies. By then she had become a world-renowned professor.
Throughout her career, she led by example and inspired women to pursue science and a university education. Through her numerous achievements, she helped to advance the place of women in academia.
To learn more about life and legacy of Professor Hill (along with her many achievements), view The University of Queensland’s online exhibition which features documents from the Dorothy Hill Collection (UQFL25) at The University of Queensland Fryer Library. These materials record her life and successes in academia, and provide an insight into the type of person she was – quick-witted, interesting, and well-grounded.
Last year, Google honoured Dorothy Hill with a Google Doodle.
If you would like to meet inspiring women and men in Earth Sciences, register for the Dorothy Hill Women in Earth Sciences Symposium. There is a impressive line-up of speakers and the full program can be viewed from www.dorothyhillsymposium.com.au
The Dorothy Hill Women in Earth Sciences Symposium connects Earth and Environmental Science leaders in academia, industry and government with early career researchers and students looking to study Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Submissions for poster presentations for the Symposium are now open.
Submission deadline is Thursday 26 September.
Full registration includes attendance at the two day Symposium, morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea, as well as the networking BBQ on Thursday night.
Registration are available for company/industry attendees; academic/alumni; and tertiary students.
The Symposium Dinner will be held on Friday night at the picturesque Customs House and tickets can be purchased separately.
Early registration closes Friday 4 October so book your place quickly.
If you would like to see your organisation support women and men in earth and environmental sciences, there are a range of opportunities available.
We encourage you to pass this prospectus onto the marketing team in your office and spread the word about the Symposium.