Gazing at the Future : The experience of male and female physics and astronomy doctoral students in the UK Tuesday 19 May 10am – 1.15pm Institute of Physics, 76 Portland Place, London. The Institute of Physics (IOP) and Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) warmly invites you to the launch of our report Gazing at the Future […]
The fellowship will be held within the Division of Pharmacy at the School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 31st May 2015
The Fellowship is intended for a pharmacist or scientist wishing to return after a career break, to research in medicinal or synthetic chemistry, pharmacy, material science or a related discipline. If the applicant does not hold a pharmacy qualification, the area of research should fall within Pharmacy Research UK’s research priority areas of medicines optimisation/pharmaceutical care, accessing medicines in a modern era, the roles and competencies of pharmacy technicians, patient & professional experience & understanding of pharmacy and the contribution of pharmacy to public health.
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 the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.
Candidates should hold a PhD in mathematics, physics or equivalent, and have an outstanding record of research in an area relevant to the research interests of the DAMTP Astrophysics Group.
For more information and details on how to apply, please visit:
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; […]
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 […]
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. […]
2 PhD Studentships in Biological Sciences: Proteomics and Imaging of Hair and Skin – Durham University
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 and Dr. Tim Hawkins). Both projects involve industrial collaboration with Procter & Gamble.
We are looking for two outstanding students who have an upper second or first class undergraduate degree in a scientific discipline, preferably a biological science, with an interest in applying cutting edge techniques to biological problems of industrial relevance.
For further information and questions, please contact us by e-mail:
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 (more…)
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, pepperrific.com, was voted as the Top 25 Single Mom’s of 2013. Her […]
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 microscopy. Participants from both academia and industry who wish to learn new skills or update their knowledge are encouraged to attend. (more…)
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 the diversity of future career opportunities available through the application of maths. (more…)
Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson Fellowship that will be hosted by the John Innes Centre at the Norwich Research Park. The scientific research at the Centre makes use of a wide range of disciplines in the biological and chemical sciences, including cell biology, computational and mathematical biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics and molecular biology. As an internationally renowned centre of excellence for research in plant and microbial science, the John Innes Centre encourages flexible working to aid career development. (more…)
10th January 2014, London
This is an exciting opportunity for individual women to benefit from expert leadership training designed to be life changing and inspirational. Meet fellow professionals; enjoy an empowering experience and return to work ready to take on anything! This one day course is designed for women at the early stages of their career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), and takes place on Friday 10th January in central London at the IBM South Bank from 10am (arrival from 9.30am) until 5pm. (more…)
Professor Peter Main, Director of Education and Science at IOP, said, “We welcome this wide-ranging and compelling report and are particularly pleased to see Ofsted giving greater emphasis to the importance of schools addressing gender imbalances in progression to further study. (more…)
Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Leicester Looking for the opportunity to get back into research?
Applications are invited for two sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowships to be hosted and half sponsored by the University of Leicester. Facilitated by the Daphne Jackson Trust, the remaining funding will be matched with another suitable sponsor. (more…)
Science Communications Manager – SCI00307
London-London – Angel Head Office
At Cancer Research UK, we are a collective force, leading pioneering life saving research in the relentless fight against all cancers. Every day we achieve extraordinary things by being innovative, imaginative and bold in our work. (more…)
The Science and Technology Studies department at UCL is delighted to announce a new Lectureship in Science Communication. The field of specialisation within science communication is open, but we have a strong preference for the convergence of two types of expertise. First, (1) science communication and public engagement in the sphere of science writing, and (2) science and technology studies as they relate to the natural sciences, as practiced at UCL. Expertise in communication theory, and journalism more generally, are additional essential elements for this post. (more…)
Sagent Engineering Recruitment Joins the Global Marathon for Women in Engineering and Technology
March 6th to 8th, 2013
During March 6th – 8th, 2013, the Global Marathon becomes a place for connecting women in engineering and technology who “meet” via live Internet chats, telephone conversations, webcasts and live events. The Marathon provides a platform to support and unite women in the fields of engineering and technology, and culminates on International Women’s Day.
Sagent Recruitment is a wholly women-owned engineering recruitment company, placing both women and men in the aerospace, defence, automotive and energy industries. Across the three days of the Marathon, you can get career advice from one of our Directors, Michele Garrigan and Greet Brosens, and form your ‘Career Elevator Pitch’: a professional summary to get you noticed.
Greet and Michele can help you sharpen your message, clarify your career objectives, and answer any questions you have about today’s engineering job market. Call +44 (0)207 071 5156 any time between 9 am and 5 pm (GMT) on March 6th, 7th or 8th for a conversation about how to promote yourself professionally and improve your career prospects.