WiSET Award Ceremony & Diversity Network Group Showcase, Wed 9th May 2018, 1400-1600

The University Women in Science, Engineering & Technology (WiSET) group would like to invite all staff and students to this year’s WiSET Award Ceremony. Following the ceremony everyone will have an opportunity to network with WiSET and several of the other University of Southampton diversity network groups over a wine reception with nibbles. This will be a part of the Festival of Doctoral Research.


The 2018 WiSET Awards recognise and reward exceptional contributions of individuals across the university who have worked to raise the profile and participation of women in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine), and made an outstanding contribution to supporting women in academia above and beyond the requirements of their formal role. We received a high number of outstanding nominations and would like to congratulate the nominees:

·        Adriana Wilde

·        Prof Andrea Russell

·        Aneesha Sethi

·        Emma Osborne

·        Dr Edward Richardson

·        Lieke van Putten

·        Dr Lindsay-Marie Armstrong

·        prof m.c. schraefel

·        Dr Michael Head

·        Millie Watts

·        Moira MacLean

·        Dr Nicola Englyst

·        Nina Faure Beaulieu

·        Rebecca French

·        Dr Shmma Quraishe

·        Dr Stuart Clarke


The winners of this year’s award are Emma Osborne and Rebecca French, who will receive a cash prize and a WiSET Award Trophy.


WiSET hope you can join us to congratulate the nominees and winners at this year’s ceremony.  The award ceremony will start at 14:00 on Wednesday 9th May in L/T B, in the Physics Building (46/2003), Highfield Campus. Guests will then be invited into the foyer space outside L/T B, to enjoy some food and drink, whilst having a chance to mingle with the other diversity network groups. A schedule can be found below:

14:00 Welcome address by Chair of WiSET (Physics L/T B (46/2003))

14:05 Introduction of WiSET Awards and previous winners

14:15 Announcement of 2018 winner’s

A reception will follow in the Physics building foyer.