A-Level students at a Hertfordshire girls’ school will soon have the opportunity to study and conduct research in one of the most unusual science classrooms in the UK.
Elizabeth Robertson, who has scored a breakthrough with the first ever 3D printed turbopump, a highly complex part for the Mars rocket launch engine, says she was “never told that women weren’t supposed to be engineers”.
The first solo female author to win the Royal Society's prestigious Winton Prize says she hopes her victory is a "sign of a more level playing field" for all writers.
Twenty nine of the most progressive employers and their representatives have been shortlisted for this year’s Workingmums.co.uk Top Employer Awards. Included in the list are WISE members Centrica plc.
Atkins: Sophie McPhillips is 25 but she's already been working for Atkins for seven years. Here, the assistant water works engineer explains how her career has developed
You may have noticed that it's National Coding Week. Why do we have a week-long event dedicated to coding? Because it's everywhere!
Meg Munn - Professor MacDonald's light bulb moment built on a previous WISE report "Not for People Like Me", which detailed how around half the population, mainly men, construct and talk about their self-identity using verbs while the other half, mainly female, use adjectives.
Accenture Finds More Than Half of 12-Year-Old Girls in the UK and Ireland Believe STEM Subjects are Too Difficult to Learn
New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reports that more than half (60 percent) of 12-year-old girls in the United Kingdom and Ireland believe that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are too difficult to learn.
The first woman in space has revealed that the Soviet authorities thought it was "too dangerous" to send more female cosmonauts into orbit.
Project MC² are four dolls that have their own TV show - all with the aim of getting more girls into science, maths, tech and engineering.
Self-confidence, supportive colleagues and a strong network of peers – without these issues addressed Britain’s workforce will continue to lose strong talent
Naomi Climer: First female president of Institution of Engineering and Technology vows to attract more women into engineering
When Naomi Climer becomes the first female president of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on 1 October, she hopes to help dispel the myth that engineering is a male profession. (Naomi will be speaking at the WISE Awards 2015)