The Scientific Body of Knowledge Whose Body Does it Serve? A Spotlight on Women’s Brain Health

Oct 26, 2021 4:00 pm

Speaker

Professor Emily Goard Jacobs
Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, UCSB

Location

UCSB Library, Pacific View Room 8th Floor, Ocean Side

Info

What
Professor Jacobs will consider the intersection between gender equity in STEM and the status of women’s health—not as concurrent phenomena, but connected ones. She will examine critical ways in which progress in women’s health has stalled from the lack of female representation in biomedicine, including neuroscience.


Who
Professor Emily Goard Jacobs

When
4:00 PM Tuesday, October 26

Sponsor

The event is co-sponsored by UCSB Library and the Feminist Futures Initiative at UCSB.

Research Area

Cognition, Perception, and Cognitive Neuroscience
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