AcademiaNet: Profiles of Leading Women Scientists

AcademiaNet: Profiles of Leading Women Scientists
AcademiaNet is a database of profiles of excellent female researchers from all disciplines. Learn more about the project.

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Prof. Caroline Savage

The 3rd AcademiaNet UK Meeting was a Huge Success

This October, 26 AcademiaNet members from all over the UK came together for their third AcademiaNet meeting in Cambridge. Caroline Savage of GlaxoSmithKline gave an inspiring lecture on the process of drug development.

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    Prof. Dr. Liselotte H Højgaard, Chair of the Danish National Research Foundation
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    Dr. Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief of Nature
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In Focus: Palaeontology

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Prof. Dianne Edwards

Cardiff University

Area of specialisation

Palaeobotany; Vascular cryptogam and bryophyte systematics, phylogeny, morphology, evolution

Research interests

Anatomy and morphology of early land plants. Evolution of early terrestrial ecosystems in the Silurian and Devonian. Interactions between animals and plants. Geochemistry of early land plants. Impacts of early plants on lithosphere and atmosphere


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