Equality and Diversity Blog

Blog posts from our Equality and Diversity team in the School of Engineering.
  • Dame Ann Dowling talking at the Women in Engineering Careers Networking event

    The School hosted its Women in Engineering Careers Networking event, where alumnae came back to their School to speak with students about their careers since graduating.

  • Children at the Edinburgh International Science Festival

    The IMPACT project team encouraged children and their carers to learn about micro engineering at the Edinburgh International Science Festival this year.

  • Women in STEM logo

    The University of Edinburgh Women in STEM society aims to inspire and encourage current and future female STEM students through real life examples. Our goal is to share stories of successful women in the scientific field and empower women to break gender roles in the scientific industry.

  • Dr Barbara Lane, FREng

    Many congratulations to Edinburgh PhD graduate Dr Barbara Lane, Technology Group Leader at Arup and Visiting Professor of Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Edinburgh, on her election as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng).

  • EUSA are running an informal half-day conference exploring gender inequality in Higher Education on Thursday18th February.

  • Napier University are holding an event on Ada Lavelace Day (13th October) with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE from the BBC's "Sky at Night"

  • We were delighted to hear that Dr Maria-Chiara Ferrari has been shortlisted in the science category of the Women of the Future (“WOF”) Awards.  You can read the full story here:

  • National Women in Engineering Day 2015, group shot in front of the Sanderson Building

    National Women in Engineering Day is celebrated on the 23rd of June with the purpose of raising the profile of women in Engineering.

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