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Applications invited for University Lectureship in Astrophysics at Univeristy of Cambridge

December 16, 2014
A galaxy lies about 110 million light years away

    Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Astrophysics to commence on 1 September 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for University Lecturers (BETWEEN 38,511 AND 48,743 PA) and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to […]

Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar

November 26, 2014

Westminster Employment Forum Keynote Seminar Women in the workplace – next steps for policy and best practice  with Jo Swinson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women and Equalities and Sharron Pamplin, HR Director, UK & Europe, Atkins and Sally Brett, TUC; Gillian Howard, Employment Lawyer; Carole Kitching, Newcastle College; Professor Suzan Lewis, Middlesex University; […]


October 13, 2014
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A WOMAN’S PLACE…?  WOMEN’S CAREERS IN SCIENCE SHARING BEST PRACTICE BETWEEN ACADEMIA AND INDUSTRY Hurdles still exist for women who wish to further their careers in science, both in industry and academia. This event brings together the latest research and best practice from both sectors, with a range of speakers and interactive workshops. Attendees from […]

Motherhood and Career: 6 Tips To Being Successful At Both by Lorin Willis

July 20, 2014

Balancing a career and motherhood is a constant struggle for most professional women. The demands of both are equally as stressful as they are rewarding. Today’s economic times leaves few with the option of staying home. Feeling pulled in so many directions is tough on even the strongest working mothers, leading most to feel overwhelmed. […]

Women in STEM: Are you IN or OUT?

July 10, 2014
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Survey for women qualified in STEM. Please help by completing this & passing it on.  The survey will close in mid September and a final report is due to be published in October this year

2 PhD Studentships in Biological Sciences: Proteomics and Imaging of Hair and Skin – Durham University

June 18, 2014

The deadline for applications is Friday 4th July 2014 The first project is to study the proteomics and behaviour of skin cells in response to stress (with Dr. Adam Benham). The second project is to apply advanced imaging techniques and proteomics to study changes in hair structure in response to hair treatments (with Dr. Arto Määttä […]

Fair Play South West presents “Women’s Manifesto” event – June 2013 at Exeter University

May 7, 2014
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    The South West Women’s Manifesto a Campaign for Political Change An event organised by Fair Play South West – the Women’s Equality Network Date: June 6th, 2014  Place: Innovation Centre, University of Exeter  Time: 10am registration to 3.30pm close

The Pepperific Life

April 12, 2014

The Pepperific Life is a blog by Pepper Tan about single motherhood. In her blog, Pepper discusses the highs and lows about being a single mom. Her blog is peppered with advice about dating, raising a child and helpful household DIYs. Pepper’s blog,, was voted as the Top 25 Single Mom’s of 2013. Her […]

RMS Course – The Big Freeze: A Course in Cryo Techniques for Electron Microscopy

January 22, 2014

Date: 6th – 11th April 2014 Location: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK This popular RMS course covers all aspects of cryo-techniques for electron microscopy and is aimed at biological sciences, but the methods can be transferred to other fields. The intensive five day course teaches sample preparation and cryo-microscopy techniques for both scanning and transmission electron […]

Real Life Maths – STEM Ambassadors

January 10, 2014

  To help encourage more girls to study and enjoy maths, STEMNET sought out six diverse and inspirational women, who are STEM Ambassadors, to talk about the importance that maths plays in their role on an everyday basis.  Their stories are intended to engage young people’s interest, motivate their future development and develop excitement about […]

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