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Research Associate posts - Gender and IT
Open University UK - Faculty of Social Sciences
Added on 20/11/2015

Rosalind Franklin Appathon
A national app competition to empower and recognise women as leaders in STEMM
Added on 19/11/2015

Thursday 12 November, The Mermaid, Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, London, EC4V 3DB 9.00am – 4.30pm
Added on 06/11/2015

WEST Film Night, Monday 16th November 5.15-8.30pm
Please join us for our annual fundraising film night. It's a free event - open to all! 'Wadjda' is an award-winning film from 2013 about a girl's longing for a bike - it illuminates the lives of women in Saudi Arabia. Directed by Haifa al-Mansour.
Added on 28/10/2015

National Research Network for Low Carbon Energy and the Environment - Returning Fellowships
Funding is available for Returning Fellowships of £20,000 each for researchers returning after a minimum of 12 months away from their work for reasons of maternity/ paternity/ adoption/ health/ caring.
Added on 26/10/2015

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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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