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STEM taster courses at UK universities
Find out more about Inspire for Y11 girls and Headstart for Y12 students
Added on 12/09/2014

Naturejobs Career Expo 2014
Nature, the international weekly journal, are running a free science-focused career event in London, September 19th. The event is targeted towards young researchers and postgraduate students only and will focus on career opportunities in institutions from academia and industry and offer free conferences as workshops, as well as free CV-Checking.
Added on 03/09/2014

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

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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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