Here’s our third installment of our series on women working in engineering. This is the background of Emma Smith, an engineer who has embraced travelling as part of her career. Having always enjoyed Mathematics and Physics at school, I wished to pursue a vocational degree which led me to studying Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s… Continue reading Women in Engineering – Emma Smith
As the second installation in our series of blogs highlighting the work of females engineers we are very lucky to have this piece from Ritika Pawar, a technical support engineer working at Intertek. Another interesting journey into working in industrial engineering, and the options for promoting engineering outside of work! Presently I work as… Continue reading Women In Engineering – Ritika Pawar
Happy National Women in Engineering Day! To celebrate NWED the folks over at WiSTEM have been gathering up some stories of female engineers in industry and academia. Today we’re posting our first one from Dr Helen Mulvana, Lord Kelvin Adam Smith Research Fellow at School of Engineering. We hope you enjoy the blogs, NWED and… Continue reading National Women in Engineering Day – Dr Helen Mulvana
Here’s another review of oxfest, this time done by one our members who went on the trip! Arriving in Oxford last Saturday after a 9 hour bus journey I think it would be fair to say I was not feeling particularly enthralled by the prospect of a full day of lectures. I hadn’t really read… Continue reading Oxfest by Lauren!
On Friday 4th March at the bright and breezy hour of 10pm WiSTEM’s OxFEST attendees gathered. Armed with blankets and pillows we boarded our wonderful minibus, resembling a “girl band tour bus.” The 10-hour journey began. Eight am saw our arrival at the Maths Institute at the University of Oxford. After desperately seeking bathrooms to… Continue reading OxFest by Jaime!
So as our Friday post, and the last post from WiSTEM of IWW 2016 we want to post about someone very special from right here in our own University. So woman of IWW ’16 is….. Sheila Rowan, Director of the Institute for Gravitational Research, where she leads a group of around 50 researchers developing detectors and… Continue reading Inspirational Woman of IWW ’16
So here’s one for the inspirational woman of Thursday (sorry for the delay – having a rather fitting ‘wisdom’ tooth problem). Sara’s favourite woman….. Virginia Johnson ‘In an area where nothing was known, medicine had to draw on social lore.’ Johnson is a gynaecologist turned sexologist and she pioneered research into sexual response and… Continue reading Inspirational Woman Number 4