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.
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.
"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.
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 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.
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.
The Prize has come more than fifty years after Bell made one of the most significant scientific achievements of the 20th Century. Her discovery of radio pulsars was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974, but Bell never received it...
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
The University of Lincoln has been awarded over half a million pounds of funding by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to improve equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within engineering and physical sciences.