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January 2022

  Mon 17 Jan 2022
 18:00 - 20:00
view event: Graduation Ceremonies for SEMS 2020 and 2021 Post Grad Taught and Research plus 2021 Undergraduates.Graduation Ceremonies for SEMS 2020 and 2021 Post Grad Taught and Research plus 2021 Undergraduates.
  Tue 18 Jan 2022
 10:00 - 12:00
view event: Graduation Ceremony for 2020 SEMS UndergraduatesGraduation Ceremony for 2020 SEMS Undergraduates
In addition to the graduations of our own students Dame Ann Dowling OM FREng will be receiving her DEng(Hons).
  Tue 18 Jan 2022
 15:00 - 16:00
SEMS PDRAs Networking monthly meeting
We’re happy to announce our SEMS PDRAs Networking meeting for January. Programme “Former post doc Ellie Galanis shares her experience moving from academic research into commercial…

February 2022

  Wed 2 Feb 2022
 15:00 - 16:00
Sebastian Sprick"Conjugated materials for solar water splitting", Sebastian Sprick, Strathclyde University.
R. Sebastian Sprick E-mail: sebastian.sprick@strath.ac.uk, Twitter: @sebsprick Photocatalytic hydrogen production from water is a research area of immense interest as hydrogen has been…
  Wed 9 Feb 2022
 10:00 - 11:00
Careers and Employability Committee Meeting
  Thu 10 Feb 2022
 13:00 - 14:00
Industrial Engagement Committee Meeting
  Mon 21 Feb 2022LGBTQA+ in Nature
Mon, 21 February 2022 12:30 – 13:45 GMT Throughout the history of the LGBTQA+ community, a common attack has been that "it's not natural" to be lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer…
  Tue 22 Feb 2022
 14:00 - 15:00
Careers and Employability Committee Meeting
  Wed 23 Feb 2022
 15:00 - 16:00
Sir Harry BhadeshiaFrom atoms to engineering structures by Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng
From atoms to engineering structures by Sir Harry Bhadeshia FRS FREng There might be 300,000 alloys of iron available today, with an annual production of 1.6 trillion kg adding to the quality of…

March 2022

  Tue 1 Mar 2022
 12:00 - 13:00
SEMS Biodivision PDRA Seminar Series: Dr Simon Grossemy
Biodivision PDRA Seminar talks are back ! Every first Tuesday of the month @ 12pm on TEAMS Platform. For any enquiries please contact: Dr Pamela Swiatlowska or Dr Emilie Marhuenda
  Mon 7 Mar 2022
 10:30 - 12:00
SEMS Grant writing workshop: EPSRC/BBSRC
Speakers: Prof Steffi Krause (EPSRC) Prof Sergey Karabasov (EPSRC) Dr Himadri Gupta (EPSRC/BBSRC) Dr Thomas Iskratsch (BBSRC)
  Wed 9 Mar 2022
 11:00 - 12:00
Grace Spence Green: on being a disabled medical student and doctor
Grace Spence Green is a junior doctor working to challenge the narratives surrounding disability, medicine and identity. In 2018, aged 22 and a 4th year medical student, she sustained a spinal cord…
  Wed 16 Mar 2022
 12:00 - 14:00
view event: Women in STEMMWomen in STEMM
The WISE@QMUL society is running one of their regular networking sessions on the Whitechapel Campus. All postgraduate/early career researchers are welcome to come and meet new (and old) colleagues…
  Mon 21 Mar 2022
 10:00 - 14:30
Conference: Postdocs Careers, Development and Culture
Queen Mary became a signatory to the Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers in January 2021. The Concordat is an agreement between all the stakeholders involved in academic…
  Wed 23 Mar 2022
 17:00 - 18:00
Cardiovascular MedTech Innovation The Future Post-Brexit & Post-Pandemic
Cardiovascular MedTech Innovation The Future Post-Brexit & Post-Pandemic WELCOME - 17:00-17:05 The Changing Landscape Andreas Baumbach Chair for Device…
  Thu 24 Mar 2022
 15:00 - 16:00
Coparenting and academia
Ana Sobrido and David Shepherd as guest speakers. Light refreshments will be provided.
  Wed 30 Mar 2022
 14:00 - 15:00
Professional Services Transformation
Join us on 30 March 2-3pm, for the first in a series of Town Hall events on the work Professional Services will deliver to support the delivery of Strategy 2030! What is Professional Services…
  Thu 31 Mar 2022International Transgender Day
International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV) is an event celebrated annually on 31 March, shining a spotlight on trans and gender non-conforming people around the globe. What is International…
  Thu 31 Mar 2022
 11:00 - 11:30
view event: Tackling unconscious gender bias within the recruitment processTackling unconscious gender bias within the recruitment process
Open to all Please join WISE for a panel discussion with guest host Ricky Martin, Managing Director of Hyper Recruitment Solutions. The panel will discuss areas of unconscious gender bias within…

April 2022

  Fri 1 Apr 2022More at https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/r.f.hannenWISE@QMUL presents 5 Minutes wth Dr Rosalind Hannen, Blizard Institute
WISE@QMUL presents ‘5 Minutes With’, a new, exciting project. Every month we will be publishing a short interview with a wonderful female scientist that is conducting research at Queen…
  Tue 5 Apr 2022
 12:00 - 13:00
SEMS Biodivision PDRA Seminar Series: Dr Bo Zhou
Biodivision PDRA Seminar talks are back ! Every first Tuesday of the month @ 12pm on TEAMS Platform. For any enquiries please contact: Dr Pamela Swiatlowska or Dr Emilie Marhuenda
  Wed 6 Apr 2022
 10:00 - 16:00
view event: SEMS Alumni Focused Industrial Liaison ForumSEMS Alumni Focused Industrial Liaison Forum
The next Industrial Liaison Forum in the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) is scheduled for Wednesday 6th April 2022, here at Queen Mary University of London in the Octagon. This…
  Wed 6 Apr 2022
 17:00 - 19:00
SEMS Doctoral Scholars and EDI Champions SEMS EDI Community Gathering
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion @SEMS The SEMS EDI Committee is changing and you have been invited to the first community event organized by the EDI Champions to help us identify a strategic plan…
  Tue 26 Apr 2022
 13:00 - 14:00
Deborah LawunmiRace and Identity in Academic Careers
Race and Identity in Academic Careers All of us who work within academic institutions, particularly PhD students and post-docs, will care that they are largely run by older white men. Join us for a…
  Wed 27 Apr 2022
 09:30 - 18:30
view event: 5th Russell Binions Memorial PhD SymposiumConference: 5th Russell Binions Memorial PhD Symposium
Scientific Programme Room 1 - David Sizer Lecture Theatre Bioengineering/Biomaterials​ Materials Plenary, Reception and Awards …

May 2022

  Sun 1
 - Mon 2 May 2022
view event: Iftar in the park and Ramadan BazaarIftar in the park and Ramadan Bazaar
About this event 1Eid are thrilled to announce that we will be back for Eid ul Fitr 2022. We have exciting new additions to our event for you to enjoy! Now, in our 16th year (Alhamdulillah). …
  Mon 2 May 2022view event: Wellbeing WorkshopWellbeing Workshop
Wellbeing Workshop: Change Your story, Change Your Narrative, Change Your Life Have you ever heard of people going through challenging times and talk about how they changed their mindset and…
  Tue 3 May 2022
 12:00 - 13:00
SEMS Biodivision PDRA Seminar Series: Dr Danae Zamboulis, "In vivo model of Achilles tendon overload"
Biodivision PDRA Seminar talks are back ! Every first Tuesday of the month @ 12pm on TEAMS Platform. For any enquiries please contact: Dr Pamela Swiatlowska or Dr Emilie Marhuenda
  Wed 4 May 2022
 11:00 - 11:30
view event: Introduction to Diversity and InclusionIntroduction to Diversity and Inclusion
Open to members and non-members. The correlation between improved diversity and stronger business results is striking. There is a wealth of evidence that demonstrates that a diverse workforce makes…
  Mon 9
 - Sun 15 May 2022
view event: Mental Health Awareness WeekMental Health Awareness Week
This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 9 to 15 May 2022. At Queen Mary, we’re marking the week through a range of events, activities and more on this year’s theme of…
  Thu 12 May 2022
 18:00 - 20:30
view event: Queen Mary: making a difference – in East London and beyondQueen Mary: making a difference – in East London and beyond
We warmly invite you to join Queen Mary students, staff, partners and friends to celebrate two major achievements: becoming the first university to be awarded the Platinum Watermark for public…
  Wed 18 May 2022
 14:00 - 15:00
Yunlan ‘Emma’ Zhang, Ph.D.General Seminar: Dr Yunlan (Emma) Zhang, University of Oxford, "How to Use Architected Materials to Enable Novel Properties?"
How to Use Architected Materials to Enable Novel Properties Yunlan ‘Emma’ Zhang, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Engineering and Science University of Oxford, Oxford,…
  Thu 19 May 2022
 20:00 - 21:00
view event: WOW Presents: Laura Bates - Fix the System, Not the WomenWOW Presents: Laura Bates - Fix the System, Not the Women
Join Laura Bates to discuss her new book Fix the System, Not the Women at the launch of our new digital events series WOW Presents About this event Are you fed up of women being blamed for the…
  Tue 31 May 2022
 13:00 - 15:00
view event: Intercalated Symposium #BeInspiredIntercalated Symposium #BeInspired
Celebrating seven years of the Intercalated Symposium Medical students present research in bioengineering, medical robotics, clinical materials, machine learning, computational models,…
  Tue 31 May 2022
 15:00 - 16:00
Composites and Hybrids for 3D Printing in Tissue Engineering By Professor Min Wang, University of Hong Kong
Abstract 3D printing provides a powerful manufacturing platform for different industries and has been increasingly used in the tissue engineering field. 3D printing comprises an array of…

June 2022

  Sun 12 Jun 2022
 13:00 - 14:00
What do you see in this photo?Engineer your story
Work with leading photographer Michael Cockerham to help tell the story of what engineers do in word and images. This workshop will give you an opportunity to see how images are taken on phone and…
  Mon 13
 - Fri 17 Jun 2022
view event: 6th PhD Summer School and Workshop 2022, NPU-QMUL Joint Research Institute6th PhD Summer School and Workshop 2022, NPU-QMUL Joint Research Institute
6th PhD Summer School and Workshop 2022, NPU-QMUL Joint Research Institute From Monday, June 13th to Friday, June 17th, the School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) will host the annual…
  Tue 14 Jun 2022
 12:00 - 13:00
SEMS Biodivision PDRA Seminar Series: Dr Tim Hopkins
Biodivision PDRA Seminar talks are back ! Every first Tuesday of the month @ 12pm on TEAMS Platform. For any enquiries please contact: Dr Pamela Swiatlowska or Dr Emilie Marhuenda
  Thu 23 Jun 2022
 15:30 - 16:30
SEMS PDRA Meetup
Nanoforce Centre - How to engage with companies as a SEMS PDRA. How to take your work a step further and create impact. Guest speakers: Dr Karin Hing Prof Philip Kennedy