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Ada Lovelace Day Celebrations

To promote this special day and increase the profile of women across the University, the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) group spent the summer collecting selfie photos of our academic and research women across all faculties to create a mosaic collage of Ishbel Campbell (1906-1997). Ishbel was one of the founding academics of the University of Southampton, a reader in Chemistry as well as a committed teacher and inspiration for women in science. Continue reading →

WiSET Annual Award

The WiSET Annual Award is a new scheme to recognise and celebrate individuals (men and women, staff and students) in the University of Southampton who make an outstanding contribution to supporting women in academia. Nominations are made each year to the WiSET Steering Group stating why a candidate should receive a WiSET Award. Continue reading →

Parent’s and Carers’/ WiSET speakers panel event

The Parents’ and Carers' Network and Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) equality and diversity event was held on Tuesday 15th March 2016 to celebrate International Women's Day 2016. A panel of significant and inspiring speakers, including our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Christopher Snowden shared their thought provoking ambitions, experiences and challenges relating to equality and diversity during their careers. Continue reading →

Campbell Lecture

WiSET is hosting this years annual Campbell Lecture at 2 pm on Wednesday 27th April 2016. This year’s Campbell Lecture will be delivered by Belinda Phipps (CEO Science Council, Chair Fawcett Society, former Chief Exec of National Childbirth Trust). Please visit our Events page to view more details on the Campbell lecture. Continue reading →

International Womens Day

A special lunch, for anyone involved in community projects, is being organised by Southampton University to mark International Womens Day. The event will be held at The Art House Gallery between 12-2pm. Please visit Southampton University's Diversity website to find out more information about the event and to purchase tickets. Continue reading →

Annual Campbell Lecture- 2015

For the Annual Campbell Lecture WiSET invited two inspiring speakers: Prof Jane Francis, Director of the British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge and Suw Charman-Anderson, the founder of Ada Lovelace Day. Thank you for all who turned up for the day, it was a great success. Please visit our Archive Campbell Lecture Series for more information on these two inspiring speakers. Continue reading →