Ada Lovelace Day

Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Each of our nodes will celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on October 9. For details on what's happening at your node, please see below. 

The hashtag for the day is #ALD18 and #womeninSTEM. Feel free to tag @ARC_EQUS on Twitter!

Macquarie University

Join Professor Judith Dawes, Dr Valentina Baccetti and and Anita Petzler for morning tea and a discussion on the Australian Academy of Science Decadal Plan for Women in STEM. 

  • Time: 11.00am

  • Location: Multipurpose Room (2.300). Physics and Astronomy Department

  • BYO: Coffee or tea. Food provided

University of Queensland

Afternoon tea and a chance to hear from #teamEQUS researchers Dr Jacqui Romero and Professor Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop on the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physics. 

  • TIme: 2.00pm 

  • Location: EQUS meeting room - room 312, Parnell

  • BYO: Coffee or tea. Food provided. 

University of Sydney
  • Time: 11.00am 

  • Location: Level 4 Common Area, Research Wing, Sydney Nanoscience Hub

University of Western Australia

UWA will hear from #teamEQUS associate investigator Professor Jingbo Wang.

  • When: 10.30 am on Tuesday, October 9

  • Where: EQUS meeting room - room B22, Physics Building

  • BYO: Coffee or tea

Australian National University

Morning tea and a chance to hear from #teamEQUS postgraduate student Sarah Lau.

  • Time: 10.00am 

  • Location: OzGrav(e) meeting room - bldg 38

Major funding support

Australian Research Council

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems (EQUS) acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present.