STEM Career gender gap

The Gender Gap Affects STEM Career Compensation

STEM careers, also known as careers involving Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, are some of the best paying jobs available. Better yet, a Bachelor’s degree is all that is needed to get into most of the fields. The high pay accompanying these job combined with the moderate amount of education required for them helps minimize […]

STEM education embedded in communities across the UK

The STEM Ambassador programme can now be accessed by teachers, schools and non- school groups, such as the Scout and Guide groups using the new network of STEM Ambassador Hubs. Yvonne Baker, Chief Executive of National STEM Learning Centre and Network, said: “We are delighted to be integrating the prestigious STEM Ambassador programme, alongside our […]

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STEM for all

So I think everyone saw the response from so many of the science world to the ill advised comments made by Tim Hunt and Shrinivas Kulkarni on  #distractinglysexy #girlswithtoys, to remind the world that science is not gender exclusive. Science is Universal. It all comes back to gender stereotypes. Negative comments, playing to stereotypes, however harmless […]

Real Life Maths – STEM Ambassadors

 

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…)

Daphne Jackson Trust opportunity at John Innes Centre, Norfolk


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…)

WISE Leadership Training for Women in STEM

 

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…)

Daphne Jackson Fellowship Opportunities at the University of Leicester

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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…)