The group is committed to engaging with Outreach activities. Below are some of the activities that the group has been involved with recently.

International Women’s Day 2019

In celebration of women in the chemical sciences for #IWD2019, Gemma took part in a Podcast for Standard Issue UK, the online magazine specialising in podcasts for women, by women. Go here to listen!

She also gave a talk at UCL Chemistry about her career journey for International Women’s Day!



Gemma and some of the ladies in her team! From L-R: Simran, Gemma, Marwa, Viliyana, Clarissa

Nano-vid 2018

In early 2018, Gemma-Louise took part in a video made, produced and edited by a talented group of UCL undergraduates. See what you think by visiting the youtube link!

Careers in Research Day 2017

Gemma-Louise and colleagues from the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, spent a day on 15th March 2017 engaging with 6th form students about their research, the life of a researcher and career aspirations and goals.

GLD_IAS outreach day

International Women’s Day 2017

Gemma-Louise took part in a ‘People Like Me’ event aimed at young women (14-18 years) interested in a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The event explored personalities and how they fit with roles in STEM and how female STEM role models found their way into their careers. Link

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Trinity College Dublin GradLink Programme

Gemma-Louise was a mentor for the School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin‘s new GradLink programme. This involved Gemma mentoring three students over the course of a year as they make decisions on their career and degree programme.


Gemma and other mentors at the launch day of the GradLink Programme.

King’s High School, Warwick


Gemma-Louise gave a talk at King’s High School, Warwick, on 24th November 2016, on nanomaterials and careers in Chemistry.

ThinkScience, University of Warwick

ThinkScience is an annual event organised by ChemSoc, the Department of Chemistry’s student-run Chemistry society. They bring together academics from across the disciplines in Science for an engaging day of science, where the public, including schools, are invited to campus. This year, Gemma-Louise gave a talk entitled “Nano-doctors: The Future of Medicine?” as part of this on 14th December 2016.