By the resolution of the United Nations General Assembly from 2015, Fabruary 11th is recognized as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The goal is to celebrate the essential role of women in the world of science and support their access to the education in science, as well as participation in scientific activites.
The Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering together with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering celebrated this day by organizing an event Day as a Female Scientist, for the sixth year in a row. The event offers high school students to explore the day-to-day work of a scientist. The number of applicants was so high that the registration was closed a day earlier. The participants, whose number was approximately twice as high as in previous years, experienced lectures, hands-on sessions, panel discussion and a festive dinner to end the day with.