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Celebrating National Women in Engineering Day!
The Sheffield Institute of Education, in partnership with the RAF, hosted an event at Sheffield Hallam University for over 50 girls from 7 schools on the theme of 'Responding to Natural Disasters'.
Added on 30/07/2015

Women's Engineering Society eNewsletter
The July edition of the WES eNewsletter is now available to view.
Added on 30/07/2015

Range Rover scholarship - deadline 24 July 2015
The Range Rover Evoque WISE Scholarship is open to anyone undertaking a degree or apprenticeship in STEM*
Added on 06/07/2015

Invitation to join the WISE Young Women's Board
This is a unique opportunity for young women who are passionate about the WISE mission to achieve one million more women in the UK STEM workforce and personally want to commit to making a difference.
Added on 06/07/2015

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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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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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