RSC Symposium

Biomaterials Symposium

Date: December 9, 2019
Time: 13:20PM –17:30PM
Venue: Room 201DE, Taipei International Convention Center

The Royal Society of Chemistry invite you to Biomaterials Symposium as part of the 2019 Asian Chemical Congress.


Cameron Alexander
University of Nottingham, UK


Guoping Chen
National Institute for Materials Science


Shan-hui Hsu
National Taiwan University


Can Zhang
China Pharmaceutical University


Ben Zhong Tan
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong


Amy Shen
Okinawa Institute of Science and
Technology Graduate University


Panel Discussion – ‘Women’s Progression and Retention in Chemistry’

Date: December 10, 2019
Time: 10:40 – 12:30
Venue: Room 201DE, Taipei International Convention Center

Many excellent female chemists are not progressing to senior grades in the same proportion as their male peers. This panel discussion will focus on the topic of gender in chemistry and will feature different perspectives on this important subject from leading visionaries representing different sectors and countries. The panelists will discuss the barriers leading to attrition and lack of progression that result in gender imbalance at the highest levels, taking questions and discussion points from the audience.

Moderator: Dr. Alejandra Palermo, Royal Society of Chemistry

Panelists include:
Prof. Magda Titirici, Imperial College London
Prof. Sarah Masters, President, New Zealand Institute of Chemistry
Prof. Richard Hartshorn, University of Canterbury
Prof. Vivian Yam, Hong Kong University
Prof. Mei-Hung Chiu, National Taiwan Normal University

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