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Diversity Careers Show 15
The UK's biggest careers event of its kind, open to all walks of life & all strands of diversity- 23rd October 2015
Added on 26/08/2015

Women's Engineering Society eNewsletter
The August edition of the WES eNewsletter is now available to view.
Added on 26/08/2015

Launch of the 'People Like Me' Resource pack and app
WISE's latest resource is being launched at the National Media Museum in Bradford on 8th September
Added on 18/08/2015

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer events
I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer are looking for scientists and engineers to take part in their November events and applications are now open! For two weeks, November 9th - 20th, scientists and engineers will answer students’ questions online, and engage directly with them in live text-based chats. The students will vote for their favourite to win £500 to spend on further public engagement.
Added on 14/08/2015

Biochemical Society Sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship opportunity
Applications are invited for a Biochemical Society fully sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship to be held at any UK university or research establishment. The fellowship is intended for a scientist wishing to return to an area of molecular bioscience, within the remit area of the Biochemical Society, after a career break of two years or more.
Added on 10/08/2015

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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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Women In SET is a Centre for Science Education project

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