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Diversity Fortnight Story

Louise Goux-Wirth’s coverage on the Diversity Fortnight 2017: Through Diversity Fortnight (20th February – 7th March 2017), we aimed to bring to the forefront discussions on each of the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Duty, with a main intersectionality vision to through exploring issues beyond gender. Continue reading →

2017 WiSET Award winner: Kizanne James

We are delighted to present this year WISET award winner Kizanne James. Here is a foreword from the WISET SG about Kizanne: Kizanne James is an International student on the Leadership and Management MSc course in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Her dissertation is regarding the impact of work life balance on women getting into leadership roles. She is also a postgraduate member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity committee in her Faculty. Continue reading →

2017 WiSET Award winner: Angeles Camacho

We are delighted to present this year WISET award winner Angeles Camacho. Here is an introduction of the winner by our WISET SG: Angeles Camacho is a second-year postgraduate research student in the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC). Her doctoral research is on novel fabrication methods for optical fibres. She set up the Diversity Officer role at the University of Southampton Optics and Photonics Society. Continue reading →

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 →