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WEST 'Yes We Can' kids' activity book launch
The launch will take place on Saturday 18 October, 10am until 12 noon, at Sheffield Winter Garden. Come along if you have kids - everything is free, including copies of the book!
Added on 14/10/2014

WISE Awards 2014 Shortlisted Nominees Announced
The shortlist for this year's prestigious WISE Awards, being held on November 13th in London, has been announced.
Added on 13/10/2014

Graduate Engineer and Science Show
The 2014 Graduate Engineer & Science Show will take place at Derby’s Roundhouse on Wednesday 29th October. Women and girls... be inspired! Meet female role models and find out about careers in science and engineering.
Added on 06/10/2014

ScienceGrrl Sheffield inaugural lecture, 8th October
As a celebration of Ada Lovelace day, and part of a series of ScienceGrrl lectures around the country, Professor Elena Rodriguez-Falcon will be discussing some of her research and experiences working in engineering, and will be joined by a panel of female science and engineering students for a Q&A session with the audience.
Added on 06/10/2014

'Yes We Can' on TV
WEST's colouring book featured on CBBC newsround!
Added on 01/10/2014

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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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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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