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.
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).
All members of staff can become individual members of WISE. As a member, you can access training, find out about WISE projects and awards, meet role models, champions and organisations, find out about job opportunities, events and resources.
2018 marks 150 years since Queen Victoria bestowed the first Regius Chair of Engineering in the UK to the University of Edinburgh. On Wednesday 24 January the School celebrated this milestone by launching its Engineering150 celebrations.
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. As well, one of our main objectives is to be able to provide opportunities to women studying scientific subjects by producing a network of powerful women who can support one another.
Applications for the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships for Women in Science are now open until Friday 11th March, 2016.
Five outstanding female post-doctoral scientists in the UK or Ireland will be granted a fellowship worth £15,000 each. The finalists will be selected by a panel of eminent scientists chaired by Professor Dame Carol Robinson. Entries can be made at www.womeninsceince.co.uk.
The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 was established in 1850 by Her Majesty Queen Victoria to organise the first world trade fair and over the past 164 years it has supported the academic development of some of Britain's brightest new talent, through its fellowship and scholarship sche