Prof. Dr. Yvonne Rogers - Faculty of Mathematics / Computer Science

Yvonne Rogers from University College London (UCL), an Excellence Chair holder within the Faculty of Mathematics / Computer Science at the University of Bremen, received the Suffrage Science Award.

The prize for women in the fields of science, technology, and computer science, which is named after the suffrage movement, was established in 2011 to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. It is awarded by the by the Medical Research Council’s London Institute of Medical Sciences. In 2013, the prize for engineering sciences and physics was created and the prize for mathematics and computer science followed in 2016. The awards themselves are heirloom items of jewelry commissioned from students of the art and design college, Central Saint Martins-UAL. Each of the women who have been awarded the heirlooms nominate who they wish to pass on their award to every two years. This creates an international network of inspiring female role models.

Yvonne Rogers