WISE – People Like Me Campaign

 Our People Like Me campaign is branching out into new sectors – showing girls more opportunities open to them if they choose a STEM qualification. People Like Me resource packs featuring case studies from  Tech, Electronics and Physics are now available on the website to download. We have trained outreach teams from the BBC, Intel, Interserve, Newcastle University, Salesforce, … Continue reading “WISE – People Like Me Campaign”

WISE Awards 2016 – Nominations invited

“We want to show every girl in this country and her family that she could have a wonderful future in Science & Engineering” HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of WISE Nominations are now open for the WISE Awards 2016. There are ten categories recognising organisations and individuals who have gone above and beyond to champion gender … Continue reading “WISE Awards 2016 – Nominations invited”

24.05.16 – Win Win Network Event – Work-Life Balance and Wellbeing

Our next Win Win network event will be held on Tuesday 24 May, 12-2pm in 427 Muirhead Tower, on the theme of Work-Life Balance and Wellbeing. Professor Jo Duberley (Birmingham Business School) and Laurie Cohen (University of Nottingham) will present research on the theme of Gender and Research Careers: A study of two universities. There … Continue reading “24.05.16 – Win Win Network Event – Work-Life Balance and Wellbeing”

Feedback on the LMS Women in Mathematics Day 2016

Report on the LMS Women in Mathematics Day 2016 Wei En Tan – 3rd year PhD in Pure Mathematics student (University of Birmingham) On the 22nd April, I had the pleasure of attending the “LMS Women in Mathematics Day 2016” in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. Despite being an annual event, this was my first … Continue reading “Feedback on the LMS Women in Mathematics Day 2016”

02.06.16 – Inter Engineering Midlands – Launch Event

InterEngineering Midlands Launch Event – Starting Out Thursday 2nd of June 18:30 – 22:00 @ Birmingham Loft Lounge We’re getting bigger!! We have two active regional groups : (i) London & South East and (ii) South West. The next regional group is InterEngineering Midlands, and we could like to invite you to join us for … Continue reading “02.06.16 – Inter Engineering Midlands – Launch Event”

Research Councils launch action plan to drive cultural change in equality, diversity and inclusion

04/05/2016 Research Councils UK (RCUK) has today launched an action plan to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in research, recognising its leadership role in driving a change in culture. This follows RCUK’s Statement of Expectations for Equality and Diversity, published in 2013, and outlines our ambitions to lead by example in ensuring a diverse workforce; … Continue reading “Research Councils launch action plan to drive cultural change in equality, diversity and inclusion”

Feedback from Future Directions in STEMM for people with disabilities

Future directions in STEMM for people with disabilities 17 March 2016, Royal Society London Report on the meeting by Artemis Stamboulis, School of Metallurgy and Materials On the 17th of March, I attended an interesting meeting at the Royal Society in London about “Future directions in STEMM for people with disabilities”. Nearly 6 million working-age … Continue reading “Feedback from Future Directions in STEMM for people with disabilities”