12 May

Diversity4Research@LMU: Kickoff

Opening hours / Beginning:

5:00 pm

12 May 2022


Great Aula - LMU Munich Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1 80539 München

The Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity, Professor Francesca Biagini, invites the LMU community as well as the general public to the kickoff event of this year's Diversity Initiative. Renowned scientists and international guests from different disciplines will demonstrate the relevance of gender and diversity aspects in research during the event.

Gender- and diversity-sensitive research as a driver for excellence and innovation across discipline

Welcome (5 p.m.)

Opening address

  • Prof. Dr. Tomas Brage, Mathematical Physics, Lund University:
    The importance of equality and diversity for meritocracy,academic freedom and excellence

Panel discussion

Music: Diversity is our creative advantage

  • Maestro Rui Massena, Portuguese Conductor and Composer

Closing (7:15 p.m.)

  • Prof. Dr. Francesca Biagini, Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity

The event will be held in English and takes place in presence as well as online (hybrid). Please register by 12 May 2022, at the latest if you would like to attend this year's kick-off event in person.

If you would like to follow the event online via stream, you can register here until 12 May 2022.

Online you will find more information about the kickoff event as well as about the Diversity Initiative itself.

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