ScienceGrrl Glasgow to hold Science Ceilidh

ScienceGrrl Glasgow will hold the first University of Glasgow Science Ceilidh in celebration of International Women’s Day 2015.

It will be an evening of science based ceilidh dances – with names such as Orcadian Strip the Double Helix and the Dashing White Blood Cell

There will also be stand-up comedy from scientists with a Bright Club comedy set.

Special guest Dr Christine McCartney OBE will join the celebration to share her experience in building a successful career in science as a woman.

There will be a chance to win prizes in a raffle.

The event will take place at the Glasgow Science Centre on the 7th of March at 7pm and it is over 18s only.

Tickets (£12 and £14) are available from Glasgow Science Centre online or 0141 420 5000.

ScienceGrrl is run by University of Glasgow researcher Dr Mhairi Stewart, in partnership with the Glasgow Science Centre. It is broad-based, grassroots organisation celebrating and supporting women in science.

First published: 10 February 2015