As part of the Glasgow Science Festival programme, the National Library’s science curator, Catherine Booth, will be talking at the Glasgow Women’s Library on 17 June at 2 pm about Scottish female scientists who made outstanding achievements against all odds.
This event is free or with a suggested £2 donation, and booking is essential.
The pictured scientist, Dame Maria Gordon (1864-1939), was born in Aberdeenshire and became a prominent field geologist.
The Glasgow Science Festival runs from 9 – 19 June. View the programme and booking details