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Sheffield Festival of Science & Engineering
Added on 23/01/2015

WES - Women's Engineering Society
Gloucestershire engineer recognised as inspiration to future generation of female engineers
Added on 12/12/2014

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WEST (Women in Engineering, Science & Technology) News
Added on 12/12/2014

Talent 2030 National Engineering Competition for Girls
A campaign to encourage more girls to consider careers in engineering and manufacturing
Added on 12/12/2014

Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship Scheme: Now open
The Royal Society's Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship scheme is now open for applications (closing date 12 Jan 2015)
Added on 27/11/2014

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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.

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

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Women In SET is a Centre for Science Education project

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