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Women at UCL: Presence and Absence

Viv Jones highlighted in UCL Exhibition

Women at UCL: Presence and Absence

Dr Viv Jones, Reader in Geography at UCL, features in a new exhibition in the North Cloisters, Women at UCL: Presence and Absence, to mark International Women’s Day 2016.

The exhibition, opened by the Provost on March 9th, highlights the work of 24 women who have influenced other staff and students, either by inspiring or encouraging, or helping them to think differently about their work or study“. It also includes images and material from the UCL archives exploring women’s presence and absence from the College.

Viv is particularly admired for, “the way she is able to combine a strong scientific rigour with an open and supportive approach” towards younger staff and students.

Dr Claire Dwyer, Reader in UCL Geography, is also featured among the nine Social and Historical Sciences Faculty nominations. These commend, “Claire’s energy, dedication and compassion towards her colleagues and her commitment to making the lives of women better “, as well as, “her supportive, empathetic mentorship of researchers and PhD students”.

The Exhibition will be on show until March 31st.



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