2011 - Nicole Moreau: researcher, woman and leader

JPEGOn November 17, Nicole Moreau was at the Lycée Français d’Irlande (LFI) where she met
- Twenty schoolgirls in classes of troisième and quatrième (LFI): to discuss the role of women in scientific careers.
- Pupils in science classes of premières and terminales (LFI) and 11th (St Kilian’s German School) located on the site of the Eurocampus Dublin, to provide a personal testimonial of her career as a researcher, Director of Research at the Department of chemical sciences of the CNRS, before moving on to the Presidency of the IUPAC (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry), but also to present the IUPAC, its structure and role.
The programme organised by the scientific office of the embassy also incorporated in Dublin:
- She delivered a lecture on "Madame Curie - More than the Scientist" in front of a hundred researchers and postgraduate students and professors from Trinity College Dublin (TCD),
- had a meeting with the President of the Royal Irish Academy,
- opened the evening "Effervesciences," a scientific one man show specifically addressed to parents of students in LFI.

The end of her stay in Ireland was held in County Waterford where was organised the "Festival Robert Boyle" in the historic "Lismore Castle”.
- She met with four young students, awarded of a scientific competition,
- attended large public conferences with one about the role of Robert Boyle, famous Irish chemist who wrote over 400 years ago a book entitled "The Sceptical chemist" laying the foundations of the modern chemistry.

Published on 18/01/2016

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