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International Day of Women and Girls in Science


As we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science this February, I am struck by some of the gender equality problems women still face in STEM. The United Nations, who promote the event, say that even in 2023 women are still under-represented in fields such as engineering and computer science. And those female scientists who do persist, tend to have shorter, less well-paid careers and are often passed over for promotion

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06 Nov  | Lincoln News | Women in Science

Europe’s top honour in cultural heritage

A conservation project at Cromford Mills World Heritage Site, where Professor Belinda Colston has been working with the Arkwight Society, has been recognised with the Europa Nostra Award 2017.

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31 Oct  | Gender Equality | Lincoln News | Women in Science

What is it like to be a woman in stemm?

Dr Mereith Nash, Glanville Scholar 2017, shares insights from her recent research - Gender bias, sexual harassment, and the myth of meritocracy

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08 Apr  | Lincoln News | Women in Science

Promoting Women in STEM 2017 - a strategy forum

Professor Belinda Colston, School of Chemistry and EGC Director (Science), joined leaders from BEIS, the WISE Campaign & UCL at a strategy forum in Wesminster to examine effective strategies and award-winning initiatives for enhancing women’s engagement in STEM

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09 Jan  | Gender Equality | Women in Leadership | Women in Science

Anne-Marie Imafidon, Founder of Stemettes, on being awarded an MBE

‘Head Stemette’ and Founder of social enterprise Stemettes Anne-Marie Imafidon, was awarded an MBE for services to Young Women and STEM Sectors as part of the 2017 New Years Honours List.

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