Celebrating women in STEM

Yesterday was the fifth annual WinSET (Women in Science, Engineering and Technology) conference at the University. This is an annual event which brings together women working in STEM subjects, organised as part of the work of the WinSET group. I live-tweeted the event – you can read the storify here, or scroll down for a slide-show …

Addressing the imbalance — WinSET conference 2014

I attended a planning meeting for the WinSET conference 2014 yesterday, and the programme is looking good. I’ll give you a quick overview… The keynote speakers are Baroness Brenda Dean, honorary president of WinSET, and Sarah Dickinson, Policy Manager at Athena SWAN. Baroness Dean was created a Life Peer in 1993 and a member of …

Interdisciplinarity explained…

So, we’ve been plugging this conference a bit over on our Twitter feed… Interdisciplinarity: Grounding social research and practice in a age of complexity. It’s the 5th ENQUIRE postgrad conference – an annual event aimed at bringing postgrads and early career researchers in social sciences together to discuss contemporary issues. This year’s is on the …