Female science professors are paid thousands of pounds less than their male counterparts despite carrying out similar duties according to a report on the latest university salaries of senior scientists.
A group of engineers gathered in London’s Horse Guards Parade earlier this week to set a new Guinness World Record for high-five jumping, in honour of National Women in Engineering Day.
Young engineers of the future were put through their paces in Northamptonshire this week as part of Women in Engineering Day.
A pair of inspirational female scientists who founded an initiative that takes science out of the labs and highlights the work of women in cutting edge research have been named Points of Light by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Apprenticeships need reform not just targets if chasm between sector’s need for skilled workers and its record on training is to be bridged
Breaking down the barriers for women: If we don’t, who will? – Saphina Sharif, Business Planning Manager for Atkins
Saphina Sharif is the business planning manager for Atkins’ design & engineering division who started her career at Atkins 14 years ago as a civil engineering graduate, and has spent a significant proportion of this working on construction sites and within client teams.
Five stand-out entries have been chosen by the Telegraph STEM Awards. Congratulations to Habiba Akhtar in the Pharmaceuticals category and Abbie Romano in the Design in the Built Environment category.
The Academy has become the first secondary school in the UK to form a partnership with WISE, as part of their commitment to raising the aspirations of girls and increasing their participation in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
The winners of the highly contested 2015 L’Oréal-UNESCO UK & Ireland For Women In Science Fellowships (FWIS) were announced last night at a ceremony at London’s Royal Society.
Article by Anna Cheng, WISE Young Women's Board Member. The UK government recently reported that only 12% of engineering and technology undergraduates were women. How can we inspire young women and girls to study the STEM topics?
RECRUITING WOMEN IN STEM - If you love solving problems, are fascinated with learning how to make things work and work better, engineering could be an excellent career choice for you.
We need to be better at teaching our kids maths and science. It’s not socially acceptable to say ‘I can’t read very well’ so why is it OK to say ‘I’m rubbish at maths’?
National Women in Engineering Day: Stereotypes are creating a huge skills gap in the UK's engineering sector
Article by Roma Agrawal, structural engineer for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. National Women in Engineering Day isn’t just a celebration. It’s a landmark opportunity to draw attention to a critical economic factor that can no longer be ignored: women need to fill an ever-growing engineering skills gap.
Figures compiled by the Institution of Civil Engineers show that below 10 per cent of engineers in the UK are women, which compares unfavourably with Bulgaria, where almost a third of the country’s bridge and roadbuilders are women.
With women accounting for less than 10 per cent of the sector's workforce, Katie Grant reports on efforts to win over schoolgirls