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Selfie call out 2017

Please send us your selfies! Follow the link: The University Women in Science, Engineering, and Technology (WiSET) group is calling out for selfie photos of all women in science, engineering, maths and technology across the university to create a celebratory mosaic collage. With an overall representation of 40% women across the university, last year WiSET created a collage to showcase women from the University http://www.wiset.soton. Continue reading →

WISET Awards Celebration Lunch

Updates: We are currently polling award winners and participants for the best date to hold our celebration lunch which will be scheduled in June Watch this space for more information on another exciting wall of women project Contact us to help plan Ada Lovelace Day in October Next... Continue reading →

2017 Annual WISET Awards – Congratulations

We are delighted to announce the new holders of the 2017 WISET annual awards. We were fortunate this year to have an exceptionally strong field of candidates for the 2017 WiSET awards. These awards recognise the exceptional contributions of individuals across the university who have worked to raise the profile and participation of women in STEMM. The nominations came from a wide range faculties and individuals. Continue reading →

2017 WISET awards

Annual WISET Awards: call for nominations Nominations are now open for the annual WISET awards. These awards reward and recognise exceptional contributions of individuals across the university who have worked to raise the profile and participation of women in STEMM. They are awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution supporting women in academia, above and beyond the requirements of their formal role. Continue reading →

Gender Pay Gap

10th November 2017 is equal pay day Addressing the gender pay gap is a priorty of the University identified in 2015, and incorporated into the objectives of the University's Athena SWAN silver charter submission. What does it mean? UK Equal Pay day marks the gender pay gap. From now on through the rest of the calendar year - the pay gap means that women are working for free. Continue reading →

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 →