Professor Dame Carol Robinson to give Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture

Wolfson President, Jane Clarke, is pleased to welcome a fellow chemist to deliver the Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, 10 May at 6pm. The event will be preceded by a drinks reception where guests can mingle before the lecture.

The Lee Seng Tee Lecture was endowed by Dr Lee Seng Tee in 2005 on the occasion of the College’s 40th Anniversary, and it is a major event in the academic year at Wolfson. This year it also coincides with Dr Lee's 95th birthday on 16 April.

Professor Dame Carol Robinson is a world-leading scientist who was the first ever female Professor of Chemistry in Cambridge in 2001, and then the first female holder of a named Professorship in Chemistry in Oxford. Elected to the Royal Society in 2004 and as a foreign member of the American National Academy of Sciences in 2017, Dame Carol is President Elect of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Dame Carol has led the world in the development of mass spectrometry to study proteins and their complexes. In her talk, she will share insights into the challenges, discoveries and achievements of her career.

Wolfson College - an institution that celebrates diversity and supports scholars who have different trajectories in their academic careers - is particularly pleased to welcome Professor Dame Carol Robinson as its 2018 Lee Seng Tee Distinguished Lecturer.

The Lecture will take place on Thursday 10 May 2018 at 6.00pm in the Lee Hall, Wolfson College, Cambridge, and will be preceded by a drinks reception from 5.15pm.  Please book your FREE tickets via Eventbrite.