Friday Night with Prestige: Online film screening of "Picture a Scientist"

Prestige Project is hosting an online screening of the film "Picture a Scientist". The link will be available from August 28 at 14h to August 29 at 24h (CEST = GMT+2 DST). 

Register here to get the code of access. 

Registration is open for all and free of charge.

The film screening is financed by the Equality and Diversity Committee, UiT.

The Equality and Diversity Committe invites you for a group viewing of the film on August 28, 14h, at the auditorium F1.101 (UiT, Campus Tromsø, Pharmacy Building, Tabletten Auditorium). To sign up for the group viewing, send an e-mail to Torill Nustad (torill.nustad@uit.no). Refreshments will be served.

See trailer here

 

Synopsis

PICTURE A SCIENTIST chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries - including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists - who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all. 

 PICTURE A SCIENTIST was an official selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film’s virtual theatrical run reached 47 theaters across the USA in June 2020, and raised money for two organizations advancing women of color in STEM.

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Informasjon
Starter: 28. august 2020 kl. 14.00
Slutter: 29. august 2021 kl. 00.00
Hvor: Online
Studiested: Tromsø
Målgruppe: Studenter, gjester / eksterne, ansatte