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Lego's new 'Research Institute' figures sell out
Female scientist mini-figures prove popular
Added on 07/08/2014

Diversity in Science Grants from the Biochemical Society
Help create and support a representative scientific community with our Diversity in Science grants.
Added on 07/08/2014

Young Adult Learner of the Year
Chemistry Masters student Amy King receives top national award from NIACE
Added on 05/08/2014

Cambridge AWiSE 20th Anniversary event
Women in STEM networks meeting 2 October 2014
Added on 01/08/2014

News from Women's Engineering Society
The Women with Bright Ideas competition
Added on 30/07/2014

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WiSET team celebrate the first NWED at SHU


The first ever National Women in Engineering Day was held in June and 40 girls from local schools took part in Tour de France-themed activities at Sheffield Hallam University

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Case study

Athene Donald Professor Athene Donald DBE FRS

Professor Athene Donald DBE FRS is an eminent physicist, notable for her distinguished scholarship and outstanding contributions to the status of women in science.

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