The history of women’s contribution to engineering is longer and richer than many think. Here, Dr Sally Horrocks discusses some of the most notable milestones of the 19th and 20th centuries
Hertha Marks Ayrton was an award-winning English engineer, mathematician, inventor and physicist, best known for her ground-breaking work on electric arcs and sand ripples.
10 of the most successful women in UK technology on influence, leadership, equality and being digital role models
CBR interviews and profiles 10 of the most important, influential and high profile women from across the enterprise, government and NGO, investment and supply side of the UK tech sector.
Unless exposed to positive research experience and role models during their medical education and training, women are unlikely to consider careers in academic medicine seriously.
Claire Brittain, assistant site manager at BAM Construction, was presented with her honour at a glamour awards ceremony at The Palace Hotel in Manchester.
University of Edinburgh: Number of women in high performance computing and science in general is worryingly low, says scholar who leads group for female academics in her field.
UK Power Networks’ Lynne McDonald has been named Engineer of the Year - Mechanical / Electrical in the prestigious Women in Construction Awards 2016.
Diversity on Boards is critical to sustaining and advancing performance and having worked in the tech sector since its early days, I find it astonishing that there’s already a profound gender imbalance - at every level - in an industry that didn’t even exist 30 years ago.
Women are now seen as the driving force of the UK economy, with research compiled by Founders4Schools reporting a 30 per cent per year median growth rate of women-led companies with a turnover between £1 million and £250 million.