Celebrating women scientists
- 'Soapbox Science' at the Southbank
Some of the UK’s best scientific
brains will take to the street on Friday the 5th of July, from 12pm to
3pm for Soapbox Science, a one day event organised by the Zoological Society of
London. Details here
- Invisible women of science – now appearing at the Royal Society
2 July 2013
an exhibition opening on Monday at the Royal Society, raises the profile of
accomplished women scientists, says Professor Uta Frith (UCL Institute of
Cognitive Neuroscience). Read: Guardian article
Suffrage Science (Imperial College). The Suffrage Science event, held on International Women's Day (8 March), celebrated the achievements of leading female scientists, in what is now an annual event following its successful launch in 2011.
Suffrage Science: 2013 honoured 12 leading female scientists, 2 from Imperial College London, in the fields of engineering and the physical sciences, as applied to medicine.
Vivienne Parry also hosted a debate to discuss whether Nobel prize-winning physicist Marie Curie would have made it as a woman in science today.
Organisations inspiring women and girls to enjoy STEM studies
Science Grrl is a broad-based, grassroots organisation celebrating and supporting women in science; a network of people who are passionate about passing on our love of science on to the next generation.
WISE helps organisations to inspire women and girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as pathways to exciting and fulfilling careers. Our mission is to push the presence of female employees from 13% to 30% by 2020, boosting the talent pool to drive economic growth.
Wiset The main focus of the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) team, based within the Centre for Science Education (CSE), is to widen the participation of under-represented groups in science, technology, engineering, maths (STEM) and the built environment. WiSET have developed and delivered a wide range of innovative projects, resources, schemes and activities over more than ten years based on gender and occupational segregation at all levels of education and employment.
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