Sci­ence of work

Nottingham Post - - NEWS -

FORTY-FIVE girls from three Nottingham schools took part in an Ada Lovelace Day event at life sci­ences firm Bioc­ity Nottingham to learn about op­por­tu­ni­ties for a ca­reer in sci­ence, tech­nol­ogy, en­gi­neer­ing and math­e­mat­ics.

Ada Lovelace was the daugh­ter of Not­ting­hamshire poet Lord By­ron and is recog­nised as the first com­puter pro­gram­mer for her rev­o­lu­tion­ary work on the an­a­lyt­i­cal engine. The girls, aged 11 to 13, at­tend Farn­bor­ough Academy, Nottingham Free School and Nottingham Academy.

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