The UK-wide lockdown has resulted in universities who may have had a traditional model for course delivery with in person teaching, move to more flexible approaches, with pre-recorded lectures, Zoom tutorials and peer support channels over Discord becoming the norm.
On Friday 20th November the Women in Engineering Society is hosting a virtual conference for all women engineering undergraduates aged 18+ with talks, meeting spaces, panels and webinars focusing on the theme ‘Shape the World’. As well as keynotes by
Earlier this year UKRI published aggregated diversity data regarding grant applications and successes, with findings that women and ethnic minorities apply for and are awarded smaller amounts. More recently some finer grained data was released showing furthermore that the award
23rd September is Bi-Visibility Day and to raise awareness QMUL is calling for staff to join the LGBTQ+ staff role models in giving a short bio and interview, with some fantastic examples here. “Visibility and representation is particularly important for bi+ (this includes
Ada’s List are hosting their annual conference over the afternoons of October 14th and 15th, with lots of great content on using tech for good and empowering anyone who identifies as a woman in a tech workplace. The programme will
The 7th ACM celebration of women in computing is going to be virtually hosted from 24th to 27th September by ADA university in Baku, Azerbaijan. The event is aimed at bringing together women in computing from a variety of disciplines
This coming Wednesday (04/03/20), Imperial College London is hosting a Women in STEM Wikithon, jointly organised by the Women’s Engineering Society, the Wellcome Collection and the IET, aimed at celebrating and promoting the work of Women in STEM on Wikipedia.
The University of Cambridge is hosting the 7th annual Oxbridge Women in Computer Science conference on the 12th March 2020. This event is free and open to anyone in STEM, regardless of gender identity or career stage, and will have a keynote
Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-03784-x Last month, top scientific journal Nature made a commitment within its code of conduct to make its conferences more inclusive, as part of a wider move across the journal to promote diversity. This follows studies within Nature which