Events

A wide range of events across the UK from small workshops through training courses to major conferences.

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WISE Events

Free half-day workshop for senior leadership teams of University Technical Colleges

Free Workshops to support UTC's
Sheffield- 16 October 2014 11am-2pm
Manchester - 10 November 2014 11am-2pm
These tailor made workshop for UTCs, kindly funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, will provide senior leaders with the tools and strategies required to engage, recruit and support girls and women to realise their full potential in STEM subjects. 

WISE Knowledge Sharing Event in association with Alstom

Thursday 25 September, Stafford
WISE members are cordially invited to join us at our September knowledge sharing event hosted by Alstom. There will be presentations from women at different levels of their careers and an overview of STEM activities at Alstom.

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Career Development Programme for Women in STEM

Career Development Programme for Women in STEM

Four day course over 3 months starting on 6 October
The programme equips participants with the tools and confidence to showcase and achieve their potential. Skills 4 is a leading provider of gender diversity programmes specialising in the advanced manufacturing and engineering sector. 

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WISE at the Graduate Engineer and Science Show

The Graduate Engineering and Science Show29 October, The Roundhouse, Derby
WISE will be running a series of workshops for women and girls at the Graduate Engineer & Science Show. There will be opportunities to speak to female role models and meet prospective employers who have chosen careers in these sectors, to find out what they actually do, why they love their jobs and what amazing opportunities careers in STEM can lead to.

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2014 WISE Awards

2014 WISE AwardsLondon, 13 November 2014
In this our 30th year WISE are proud to present the WISE Awards 2014. There will be a Daytime Event at the South Bank Centre and the awards ceremony will take place at the Grange Hotel Tower Bridge in the evening.

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Create your Future:Discovery workshop for girls, parents and teachers

Create your futureSaturday 22 November 2014, Bury St Edmunds
Join WISE at the 'Create your Future' event in partnership with UK Power Networks at St. Benedicts school in Bury St Edmunds.

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Joliot Curie Conference: Establishing an independent career in science

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 09:00 for 2 days

The Royal Society of Chemistry are delighted to announce that the 2014 Joliot-Curie Conference “Establishing an independent career in science” will be opened by the daughter of Irène and Frédéric Joliot-Curie, for whom the conference is named.


Is gender still relevant?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 at 13:00 for 2 days

Despite over 30 years of campaigning and policy, why does gender remain a key issue today?

The ‘Is Gender Still Relevant?’ seminar, sponsored by the British Academy, examines the state of play in gender research in the historic disciplines, and asks if (and why) we still need to debate gender issues, including feminism, masculism and gender fluidity.


WAVE WIC Network

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 at 18:00 for 3 hours

WAVE Women In Construction ICT Networking Event in North Wales


BBC Get In

Saturday, 20 September 2014 at 10:00 for 3 sessions per day

If you would like to work in engineering and technology, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. Broadcasting is built on technology, and the BBC is a fantastic place to begin a career in Broadcast or Software Engineering, or Research & Development.


Inspiring the Next Generation

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 at 18:30 for 2 hours

The IET Women’s Network is excited to invite you to the event entitled; Inspiring the Next Generation, on Wednesday 24th September 2014 at Prince Philip House London, in the Al Quasimi Lecture Theatre.


Women in Science Symposium

Friday, 26 September 2014 at 10:00 for 10am to 3.40pm

As part of its 60th Anniversary celebrations, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, is holding a ‘Women in Science' symposium on Friday 26th September 2014. This research-based event will focus on three key areas around women in STEM subjects; female participation in STEM in schools, the Undergraduate experience of women in STEM and the value of STEM in the labour market.


BBC Get In

Saturday, 27 September 2014 at 10:00 for 2 hours

If you would like to work in engineering and technology, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. Broadcasting is built on technology, and the BBC is a fantastic place to begin a career in Broadcast or Software Engineering, or Research & Development.


BBC Get In

Saturday, 27 September 2014 at 10:00 for 2 hours

If you would like to work in engineering and technology, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. Broadcasting is built on technology, and the BBC is a fantastic place to begin a career in Broadcast or Software Engineering, or Research & Development.


Cambridge AWiSE 20th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 15:00 for 6 hours

Cambridge AWISE cordially invites all women in STEM networks to an event to celebrate their 20th anniversary. This will include a meeting for women in STEM networks from 3.00 to 5.30 pm, which will be immediately followed by a larger event with a hot buffet supper, a welcome from Lord Sainsbury, presentations from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the British Computer Society, University of Cambridge, Research Councils UK and two local STEM businesses. The event will conclude with an extensive panel discussion session, finishing at 9.00 pm.

The purpose of the women in STEM networks meeting is to give us a chance to meet each other, share best practice, explore possibilities for collaboration and share ideas for meeting the challenges we face.


European Diversity Awards 2014

Thursday, 2 October 2014 at 18:00 for Evening

Entries are now open for the European Diversity Awards, the premier diversity awards that recognise excellence in all strands of diversity across Europe. The EDAs are unique in covering corporate, campaigning and charitable work in the fields of diversity and inclusion. Headline sponsored by Barclays and Google, the awards feature a range of categories and recognising the increased size and profile of the awards a number of high profile individuals have joined the judging panel including Dame Doreen Lawrence and Para-Olympian Claire Harvey.


World Space Week

Saturday, 4 October 2014 at 09:00 for 1 week

Since its United Nations declaration in 1999, World Space Week has grown into the largest public space event on Earth. More than 1,400 events in 80 countries celebrated the benefits of space and excitement about space exploration in 2013. 


BBC Get In

Saturday, 4 October 2014 at 10:00 for

If you would like to work in engineering and technology, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. Broadcasting is built on technology, and the BBC is a fantastic place to begin a career in Broadcast or Software Engineering, or Research & Development.


Capability Jane Working part time in senior roles in technology

Tuesday, 7 October 2014 at 13:30 for 45 minutes

This practical webinar is aimed at individuals interested in moving to or currently working in a part-time or flexible role in technology. For 45 minutes, we discuss the importance of being able to work part-time and flexibly in senior technology roles and look at real examples and practical ways that this can be made to work effectively.


Time to take the ‘E’ out of STEM?

Thursday, 9 October 2014 at 18:30 for 3 hours

Whilst widespread efforts to encourage more young people into engineering careers are beginning to gain traction, an engineering skills shortage continues to loom over UK industry. With 100,000 science and engineering professionals needed every year by 2020, this event will ask if it’s time to rethink our strategy for promoting engineering.


BBC Get In

Saturday, 11 October 2014 at 10:00 for 2 hours

If you would like to work in engineering and technology, we could have the perfect opportunity for you. Broadcasting is built on technology, and the BBC is a fantastic place to begin a career in Broadcast or Software Engineering, or Research & Development.


The Modern Alchemist - The Royal Society of Chemistry

Monday, 13 October 2014 at 19:00 for 2 hours

The Royal Institution, the Royal Society of Chemistry and Harrogate International Festivals bring the Modern Alchemist touring lecture to Harrogate. A spectacular display of fireballs and amazing chemical reactions feature at the event, sponsored by the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

 


Free Workshop to support UTC's to include girls - Sheffield

Thursday, 16 October 2014 at 11:00 for 3 hours

UTC Sheffield- 16 October 2014 11am-2pm 

These tailor made workshops for UTCs, kindly funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, will provide senior leaders with the tools and strategies required to engage, recruit and support girls and women to realise their full potential in STEM subjects. Topics will include the legal framework, unconscious bias, the latest evidence and initiatives and practical support on marketing & recruitment.  

 


16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16) 2014

Friday, 24 October 2014 at 09:00 for 2 days

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and the International Network of Women Engineers (INWES) have joined forces to host the 16th International Conference for Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES16), to be held in Los Angeles, California from October 23-25, 2014.