Women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine at Swansea University

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How is life in Chile? It is a man’s world, just like everywhere else …

blog post by Dr. Sara Barrento When Monika asked me how is life in Chile, she meant from a European female researchers point of view. To be honest, I never gave much thought about the gender gap in the academic world in Chile. Maybe because the gender gap is so big in daily life that,…

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Fellowship my dream

Fellowship my dream Why would you want to apply for a fellowship? Why would you spend days and nights writing, editing, rewriting your application, put yourself under the stress of the interview and compete with hundreds of others just for a few funding places. I know that the success rates of many fellowship schemes are very…

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Gender equality: Does it matter?

Gender equality: Does it matter?…by Dr. Sonia Consuegra & Dr. Emilia Urbanek This was the main topic of the debate held at Swansea University on the 14th of January under the umbrella of Athena Swan and Women in Science programmes at Swansea University. It seems to have been spoken again and again, the lack of…

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Women who inspire me – by Elizabeth Evans

Note by the editors: The following was written by Elizabeth Evans in her Geology blog after the 2014-15 Swansea ScienceGrrl  launch event. As it is very inspirational we think it should be included here as well. This week I went to a talk launching the new year’s programme of ScienceGrrl Swansea which included a really…

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Swansea ScienceGrrl looks forward to 2015… by Cate Gascoigne

On Monday 20th October 2014, Swansea ScienceGrrl kicked off our 2014-2015 activities with a lunch in the SURF Room in Fulton House, Swansea University. As with the event last year, the meeting was superbly well-attended by students, staff and Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) representatives, all keen to learn a bit more about…

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SwanSTEMWoMen getting started…

SwanSTEMWoMen getting started…by PVC Prof Hilary Lappin-Scott I am delighted to announce that we are commencing a regular blog from Swansea University on our collective activities promoting and raising awareness of women in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine) subjects. The blog is from the recently launched SwanSTEMWoMen Group and we have decided…

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