Araxi Urrutia Odabachian, PhD
Scientists have the privilege to be kindly supported by society and being able to wonder about the reality around them.
BBC world, Guardian, Sunday Times, the Sunday Telegraph, The Bath Chronicle, BathFM. Mexican media: Reforma, México en Línea, Grupo Radio Centro, El Diario de Chihuahua, El Heraldo de Chihuahua.
Career profile in science and non-science magazines
EU Research Magazine, Biochemist, Research Impact (University of Bath, internal publication), SHE magazine. Mexico: Conversus, Contenido, Lideres mexicanos.
Science policy, women’s leadership and outreach
2009 Attended 'Tomorrow's giants' workshop at Bath University, organized by the Royal Society.
2009 Invited to “Athena SWAN reports” and event organised by the Royal Society.
2008 Emerging technologies and social innovation organised by the Royal Society - Science Council of Japan joint workshop on UK and Japan’s Science policy. Invited as UK observer.
2008 Attended ‘Science in Society’ course; Open University and the Royal Society.
2007 Participant at the “The “S” in UNESCO: Science, Policy and Capacity Building” Breakout Group Session at the UK National Commission for UNESCO 2007 Annual Conference Cardiff on invitation from Prof. Alec Boksenberg, Chair of UK National Commission for UNESCO.
2007 UK National Commission for UNESCO 2007 Annual Conference Cardiff. Attended on invitation from Prof. Alec Boksenberg, Chair of UK National Commission for UNESCO.
2012 Invited guest to Royal Society Research Fellow ceremony at St. James Palace in the presence of his Royal Highness the Duke of York (October).
2011 Invited guest at ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize award to Marie Curie. L’Oreal-UNESCO-Royal Society.
2010 Invited guest at the research fellows’ presentation to his Royal Highness, Prince Williams.
2010 Invited guest to the Convocation for the 350th Anniversary of the Royal Society in the presence of her Majesty the Queen.
2008 & 2009. Invited guest to the L’Oreal UK and Ireland Women in Science Fellowship award ceremony.
2010 Invited poster presentation at the Celebration of Dorothy Hodgkin's Legacy as part of the Royal Society’s 350th anniversary year celebrations.
2009 University of Bath co-representative at the Athena-SWAN award ceremony to collect a Bronze Award.
2008 Invited guest to Microsoft VIP dinner at International Women’s Forum for Society and Economy.
2008 International Women’s Forum for Society and Economy, Deauville, France. Invited as Raising Talent 2008.
2003 Women of the Year Lunch at the Savoy Hotel London. Attended on invitation from L’Oreal.
2012 “Funding opportunities for women in SET” workshop imparted at University of Bath.
2010 Co-organizer of a women in science focus group at the University of Bath.
2010 Imparted “Career management for women in SET” workshop at Women in science engineering and technology, organised by UKRC/Vitae at the University of Bath.
2010 “Funding opportunities for women in SET” workshop imparted at University of Bath.
2009, 2008, 2009 Research Fellow contributor to ‘First steps to independence - funding and fellowships’ workshop, University of Bath.
2009 Imparted workshop “Life outside the lab - building balance & flexibility into career
Invited contributions and science communication
Invited contributor to the SciLogs.eu and SciLogs.es science blogs by the Spanish edition of Scientific American.
The human genome sequence: a decade of discoveries and broken promises. 2011. Como ves? Magazine [Spanish].
Genomics. 2008. Online interview to present an overview of a life in science in UK Future TV.
A life in science: How did I end up doing something so strange? 2008. In secondary text book by Estela del Valle Guerrero and Sara Silva Cabañas. Ed. Castillo from McMillan press [Spanish].
The human genome: an internal order. 2003. Investigación y Ciencia, 325. (Spanish edition of Scientific American).
The human genome: tracking the footprints of natural selection. 2003. Proceedings of the Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution vol. 8.
The human genome an organised structure for efficient gene function. 2004. On invitation from Digital Journal from the National University of Mexico. [Spanish].
The trail of a snail. 2005. A children’s story in primary school text book: Ortografia Integrada by Yazmin Odabachian Bermudez. Ed. Santillana [Spanish].
Outreach and public engagement in science
2012 Invited to “Scientists Meet the Media Party” organised by the Times and sponsored by the Royal Society and Rolex.
2010 Invited speaker at Science Museum’s LATES programme.
2009 Invited speaker at Wootton Basset School. Royal Institution of Great Britain Science for Schools Outreach programme.
2009 Role model speaker at Women into Science & Engineering Day, Malmesbury School.
2009 Invited to “Scientists Meet the Media Party” organised by the Daily Telegraph and sponsored by the Royal Society and Novartis.
2008 Role model speaker at Sci Tech Girls Day introducing young women to remarkable women in science and engineering, Deauville, France.
2003-2005 Created and sponsored the BioFutures prize to the best poster at the Annual Postgraduate Conference of the Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath.
Dr Araxi Urrutia
Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow
Evolutionary Functional Genomics Lab
Department of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Bath
Bath, BA2 7AY, UK
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