“From Airships to the Space Race – Some of the technical contributions by women” VIRTUAL EVENT

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13 October 2020 19:00 - 21:00
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In her talk, “From Airships to the Space Race – Some of the technical contributions by women” engineering historian Dr Nina Baker looks at some remarkable women mathematicians and engineers who worked in aeronautical engineering development in the 20th century, including those who helped to design the R101 airship, figured out why the Comet airliners kept crashing and much else besides.

* The event platform is ZOOM.   The link has been  emailed to those who registered before 1430 Tuesday 13 October.*   



Dr Baker's full biography  appears on the event flyer sent to Area Members.  
 



Speaker(s)

Dr Baker’s career began as a Merchant Navy Officer achieving a First Mate Foreign-going Certificate of Competency. She has a degree in engineering design from the University of Warwick and a PhD in concrete durability from the University of Liverpool.

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United Kingdom

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Professor Jonathan Corney
United Kingdom
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