Over 100 female engineers, mathematicians and scientists from across the UK recently gathered for an event at the Houses of Parliament.
President of Institution of Engineering and Technology, Naomi Climer, received an Honorary Doctorate of the University of Huddersfield for services to engineering and gender equality.
Autocar has recognised twenty female workers at Jaguar Land Rover as some of the brightest and most influential stars in a new Top 100 Most Influential British Women in the Automotive Industry report.
The list, compiled by the Telegraph in collaboration with the Women’s Engineering Society features the UK’s top influential female engineers chosen from almost 900 nominations. The list includes WISE Board member Dr Nina Skorupska and many WISE Corporate and Educational Members.
The winner of Computer Weekly’s most influential woman in UK IT award, Maggie Philbin, says the IT industry should focus on wider diversity as opposed to just gender equality.
Five of the UK’s most promising female scientists were awarded L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland For Women in Science Fellowships last night (22 June), in recognition of their scientific achievements in areas as diverse as gene mutation and evolutionary change; molecular changes in the brains of acute head injury patients; and Chagas disease.
In the run up to National Women in Engineering Day on Thursday 23 June some of British Airways' female Engineering experts call on other girls and women to take up career opportunities in the fields of STEM.
Dawn Bonfield, 51, from Codicote, has received an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours today (Friday, June 10) for the promotion of diversity in engineering.
A Norfolk plant scientist has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her work in understanding genetic regulation and for her commitment to advancing careers for women working in science.
British documentary photographer Alison Baskerville's latest work, on display at the Oxford Festival of the Arts, shows pioneering women of the 21st century who are connected to the area.
The finalists of the European Women in Construction & Engineering Awards came together last week to celebrate female role models within these sectors.
Lucy Collins, 29, has an ambitious aim: to get one million more women into science and technology careers by 2020. A naval architect at the Ministry of Defence, she has been appointed Chair of the Young Women’s Board of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering).
Women in STEM and women in business have much to offer each other. The low prevalence of women in both fields indicate that something is amiss in our STEM and business environments.
Professor Danielle George, Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering and Vice Dean for Teaching and Learning at the University of Manchester, thinks the Internet of Things will serve to inspire the next generation of engineers. That’s why she’s backing a competition that will produce exciting new examples of connectivity.
Blue plaque for first and only British woman to win Nobel Prize for Science unveiled in Woodstock Road
The work of Dorothy Hodgkin, a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, with penicillin gave medical experts more knowledge about the drug to treat the masses.