Talk to Them: Women in Astronomy

Start year
2019
Headquarter
    Description

    What is it?

    It is an IAC initiative that aims to make visible the work of women in Astronomy-Astrophysics, while offering girls inspiring models to promote their scientific and technological vocations. It consists of videoconferences with educational centres by women astrophysicists and engineers who work at the IAC and at other institutions present in the Observatories of the Canary Islands, in which they explain their work, talk about their field of research and answer students' questions about the scientific and technological careers, the Universe or the methods we use to get to know it better.

    The duration of the videoconferences is 50-60 minutes. The default language is Spanish, although, as the IAC and its Observatories are internationalised centres, it can also be requested in other languages (English, Italian, French). 

    For whom?

    The activity is aimed at Spanish educational centres, from Primary Education until High School and Vocational Training.  

    When?

    The activities will start on February and will continue until June, on the dates and times agreed between the applicant schools and the participating speakers. 

    How to register?

    If you are a teacher at a Spanish school and you are interested in participating in this initiative, register your school using this inscription form and request a videoconference.

    If you want to request two videoconferences (maximum per school) for different levels or with different themes, please send two different requests to make it easier for us to manage them.

    Registration will be open until the maximum number of videoconferences we can do in a school year is covered. If it is not possible for us to hold the videoconference on the requested date, we will propose a new one.

    Who is involved?

    Alicia López Oramas

    Alicia López Oramas 

    Postdoctoral researcher (IAC)

    Astroparticles, gamma rays

    Julia de León

    Julia de León Cruz 

    Researcher (IAC)

    Small bodies of the Solar System

    Alba Fernández-Barral

    Alba Fernández-Barral 

    Astrophysicist, Outreach and Education Coordinator (CTA Observatory)

    Gamma rays, binary systems, Cherenkov technology, outreach

    Lucía González Cuesta

    Lucía González Cuesta

    Predoctoral researcher (IAC)

     

    Astro-seismology, Exoplanets

     

    Ana Esteban Gutiérrez

    Ana Esteban Gutiérrez

    Predoctoral researcher (IAC, ULL)

    Cosmology and Relativity. Gravitational lenses

    María Jesús Arévalo Morales

    María Jesús Arévalo Morales 

    Researcher and university professor (ULL, IAC)

    Binary stars

    Arianna di Cintio

    Arianna di Cintio

    Distinguished Researcher "Fundación La Caixa" (IAC, ULL)

    Galaxy formation

    Montserrat Armas Padilla

    Montserrat Armas Padilla

    Postdoctoral researcher (IAC)

    Black holes, neutron stars, X-rays Astrophysics

    Beatriz Mingo Fernandez

    Beatriz Mingo Fernandez 

    Postdoctoral researcher (The Open University)

    Black holes, radio-galaxies, radioastronomy, high-energy Astrophysics

    Nataly Ospina Escobar

    Nataly Ospina Escobar

    Postdoctoral researcher (Università degli Studi di Padova, INFN Padova)

    Multi-messenger astrophysics: gravitational waves, neutrinos and gamma rays

    Carmen P. Padilla Torres

    Carmen P. Padilla-Torres

    Postdoctoral researcher (IAC) and telescope operator (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo, FGG)

    Galactic clusters

    Nayra Rodríguez Eugenio

    Nayra Rodríguez Eugenio 

    Astrophysicist and coordinator of education projects (IAC)

    Galaxies, Astrophysics outreach, robotic telescopes

    Estrella Zatón

    Estrella Zatón

    Engineer (IAC) 

    IT, computer science

    Núria Casasayas Barris

    Núria Casasayas Barris

    Postdoctoral researcher (Leiden Observatory)

    Exoplanet atmospheres

    Evanthia Hatziminaoglou

    Evanthia Hatziminaoglou

    ALMA Support astronomer, Deputy head of the ALMA Regional Centre (ESO)

    Active galaxies, ALMA, extragalactic surveys

    Patricia Chinchilla

    Patricia Chinchilla Gallego

    Postdoctoral researcher (IAC, Univ. Liège)


    Exoplanets, brown dwarfs

    Francesca Pinna

    Francesca Pinna

    Postdoctoral researcher (Max Planck Institute for Astronomy)

    Nearby galaxies

    Paula Izquierdo Sánchez

    Paula Izquierdo Sánchez

    Predoctoral researcher (IAC)

    White dwarfs contaminated by metals 

    Gloria Andreuzzi

    Gloria Andreuzzi

    Astronomer (Telescopio Nazionale Galileo)

    Star clusters, exoplanets 

    Pepa Becerra

    Pepa Becerra González

    Researcher (IAC, ULL)

    Gamma-ray astronomy

    Icíar Montilla

    Icíar Montilla

    Engineer (IAC)

    Optical instrumentation, Adaptive Optics 

      

    Sandra Benítez Herrera

    Sandra Benítez Herrera

    Astrophysicist and coordinator of education projects (IAC)

    Cosmology, women in Astronomy

    Jennifer Carter

    Jennifer Carter

    Postdoctoral researcher (Leicester University)

    Solar wind magnetosphere ionosphere coupling 

    Sara González Pérez

    Sara González Pérez

    Engineer and university lecturer (ULL, IACTec)

      Renewable energies, Medical Technology and Experimental Science Education

    Núria Salvador Rusiñol

    Núria Salvador Rusiñol

    Predoctoral researcher (IAC)

    Formation and evolution of galaxies

    Foto de Virginia Cúneo

    Virginia Cúneo

    Postdoctoral researcher (IAC)

    X-ray binaries, black holes, white dwarfs, accretion

     

    Principal investigator
    Collaborators
    Beatriz Mingo Fernandez
    Evanthia Hatziminaoglou
    Jennifer Carter
    Núria Casasayas Barris
    Patricia Chinchilla Gallego
    Iballa Beatriz Cabello García

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