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Divali Mela organised by the Lincolnshire Indian Society

Diwali is the Hindu 'Festival of Lights', held every autumn (in the Northern hemisphere) which symbolises victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. A Mela is a Sanskrit word for a gathering. I was privileged to represent the Eleanor Glanville Centre at the Diwali Mela on 17th November.

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Group of women chatting over coffee
06 Nov  | Gender Equality | Women in Science

breaking the barriers

The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes its new report on the barriers facing women in the chemical sciences. These barriers disproportionately affect women’s retention and progression, but affect everyone working in academic chemistry.

Kirsten standing next to the Congress poster
02 Nov  | Guest Blog | Diversity & Inclusion

Take-home messages from the STEMM Equality Congress 2018

"The problem with working in an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion context is that often it seems like an uphill struggle - no matter the progress that has been made, there is still so much further to go.

Dr Sara Kyne with two female colleagues
24 Oct  | Guest Blog | Lincoln News

Women in Chemistry at the University of Belgrade, Serbia

The Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Belgrade is exceptional amongst STEMM departments with more than 50% female academic staff. As part of their activities to promote women in chemistry, the Faculty invited three international female chemists to give a research lecture at the University in September/October 2018.

The all-female crew of the Maiden
21 Sep  | Diversity & Inclusion | Gender Equality | Women in Leadership

The Maiden Factor Sets Sail

The Maiden Factor is a new charity dedicated to giving girls worldwide access to education. The charity was founded by British sailor Tracy Edwards MBE, Captain of The Maiden, the first boat to be sailed around the world by an all-female crew in 1989/90.

women working together
10 Sep  | Diversity & Inclusion

Peer Review Week 2018: Diversity and Inclusion 10-15 September

Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. The event brings together individuals, institutions, and organizations committed to sharing the central message that good peer review, whatever shape or form it might take, is critical to scholarly communications.

Professor Jacqui Briggs
21 Aug  | Lincoln News | Women in Politics

Sadly missed

With great sadness, we celebrate the life and achievements of Professor Jacqui Briggs, Director (Social Science) of the Eleanor Glanville Centre, who passed away unexpectedly on 3rd July