The British Embassy, Tel Aviv

  The National Council for the Promotion of Women in Science and Technology, Israel


  are pleased to invite you to the  


  Rosalind Franklin Symposium 


  Women in Science

   The event will take place on Tuesday 17  February 2004 at 09:30

  Rosenblatt Auditorium 

  Wolfson Building for Computer Engineering and Software

  Tel Aviv University

      Guest Speaker: Baroness Susan Greenfield

     Director of the Royal Institution and Professor of Pharmacology at Oxford University

  The symposim  honours Rosalind Franklin, the unsung hero of the discovery of the structure of DNA and the 50th anniversary of this discovery.  It is also an opportunity to learn about the promotion of women in Science and Technology in Israel and abroad.

  Baroness Susan Greenfield will present her report, commissioned by the British Government, on how to increase the participation of women in Science, Engineering and Technology.  Following her presentation there will be a round table discussion about the report from an Israeli perspective.  Round-table participants include leading figures from Israeli Academia, Industry and Government.    

  All the proceedings will take place in English. 

  Please find attached the agenda and a map.  

  For directions within TAU campus:


  This printed invitation permits access to parking at Tel-Aviv University through gate 14 (located at the corner of George Weiss St. and Prof. Klauzner St.)


  For additional information, please contact Ruvanne Kadosh at the British Embassy, [log in to unmask]  or 03-7251239.