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
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.
Dr Mereith Nash, Glanville Scholar 2017, shares insights from her recent research - Gender bias, sexual harassment, and the myth of meritocracy
Congratulations Back2Scienc Fellow Fiona Bissett!
In the spotlight: Anitha Thillaisundaram, Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Lincoln, gives an insight to the inspiration to enter the field of mathematics...
Each year, Women of Silicon Roundabout brings together women in technology and challenges traditional gender hierarchies in the technology sector. Rebecca Gibson, School of Computer Science at Lincoln, went along to find out more...
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
Psychology Professor Kerstin Meints, has been recognised for her work with a Suffrage Women in Science Award!
‘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.