UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Inspiring women in Ophthalmology

4 August 2015

September 8th, 2015: 1600 - 1845

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Lecture Theatre


As part of its commitment to the ATHENA SWAN charter recognizing gender equality, the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is proud to announce a special event celebrating women’s accomplishments in the field of Ophthalmology.


The event will include a Keynote lecture by renowned geneticist Professor Veronica van Heyningen, and the grand opening by Dr Marcelle Jay of “The Marcelle Jay” Room celebrating inspiring women in Ophthalmology.


This event is free and open to all but we kindly ask that you register for catering purposes via EventBrite 


Event details


4:00 Introduction Athena SWAN and Inspiring Women in Ophthalmology - Dr Maryse Bailly

4:05-4:15 Dr Marcelle Jay: a life’s work dedicated to pediatric Ophthalmology – Prof Alan Bird, Prof Phil Luthert

4:15-4:20 Prof Veronica van Heyningen introduction – Dr Mariya Moosajee

4:20- 5:20 Prof Veronica van Heyningen keynote lecture: “Eyeing up the future, looking back”

5:30 Opening of the “Marcelle Jay” room and Women in Ophthalmology display followed by reception

6:45 end