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Women in Engineering Debate (ICE Yorkshire and Humber)
Thursday 7th May 2015, 6:30–8:30pm
Added on 16/04/2015

I'm a Scientist & I'm an Engineer - Outreach Opportunity
We are looking for scientists and engineers to take part in our June event
Added on 10/04/2015

Women in Sports Nutrition 27 March
SHU hosts event for women interested in working in this male dominated field
Added on 24/03/2015

Public Members Needed for Board of Network Rail
Help deliver the vision - A better future for Britain’s railway
Added on 19/03/2015

Meg Munn says ‘Yes we can!’
Meg Munn sends message of support for WiSET’s public event in Sheffield Festival of Science and Engineering
Added on 26/02/2015

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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.

 As Professor of Experimental Physics at... [read more]

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