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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. Continue reading →

Interview with Dr Kizanne James, by Sian Bryant

After graduating from Southampton, Dr Kizanne James (MSc Leadership and management in Health and Social Care, 2017) has made the world her home. Kizanne is a Community Engagement Specialist, based in Trinidad and Tobago, working for the global women’s reproductive rights movement SheDecides which supports and establishes national and regional movements in Latin America, Africa and India. Continue reading →

UK 120 under 40

One of the winners of 2017 WiSET awards, has been announced as one of this year’s winners of 120 Under 40: The New Generation of Family Planning Leaders by The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (part of John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA). Continue reading →

Thoughts by Dr Su White 

There has been lots of discussion online and in the papers about the impact of filter bubbles. I have recently been reminded of my own personal filter bubbles and have decided to be philosophical about it and work harder to break out of my bubble. In my little bubble, I have been aware, for many years, of the need to take action to ensure greater equality for women. In fact, I am prepared to say that I actually believe in equality, and equity, across the board. Continue reading →

Collage Unveiling at the Hospital

In honour of Ada Lovelace Day 2017, the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WiSET) group at the University of Southampton, unveiled a collage made up of hundreds of photos of women from all around the university. Located outside the main lecture theatres in the South Academic Block at Southampton General Hospital, attendees gathered to see the collage for the first time. Continue reading →

WiSET Networking Lunch and Photography Exhibition

For the second year running, WiSET ran the annual WiSET awards to recognise the exceptional contributions of individuals across the university who have worked to raise the profile and participation of women in science, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM). We were fortunate this year to have an exceptionally strong field of candidates for the 2017 WiSET awards and found it very challenging to pick only two. Continue reading →