LGBTQ+ STEM Day 18.11.2022

You are welcome to join us on Friday Nov. 18 for LGBTQ+ STEM Day, bringing the Kumpula LGBTQ+ community together to talk about science, identity and community.

The event will be run in a fully hybrid format, with virtual attendance organized via Zoom.

The Keynote talk will be given by Merc├ędesz Czimbalmos from THL, titled
‘”I’m a very complex person with many identities that intersect” – Experiences of foreign-origin sexual and gender minority individuals in Finland today,’
on the recent study “Sexual and Gender Minorities Among the Foreign-Origin Populations in Finland: An intersectional analysis.” Talks will then be given by members of the community, wrapping up with a Panel discussion.

  • 14:15 – Keynote talk by Merc├ędesz Czimbalmos [slides, video]
  • 15:00 – Coffee Break
  • 15:20 – Talks by members of the Kumpula LGBTQ+ community
    • Gravity, turbulence, and interstellar clouds: how to create a star [slides, video]
    • Bubbles bubbles bubbles (in cosmology)
    • Gravitational Waves and LISA
    • Electroweak Phase Transition Dynamics [slides, video]
    • Science Lab Linkki – Teaching Computer Science to Children [slides, video]
  • 16:30 – Panel discussion [video]