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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 →

Annual Campbell Lecture a great success

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the WiSET Annual Campbell lecture 2014.  It was a great success and very well attended.  There were nearly 200 people there and our joint speakers were very well received.  Pictures from the event can be seen below.  The event was recorded and the video will be available soon.   Dame Professor …

WISE membership

As part of our corporate membership of WISE we are entitled to 100 individual memberships for employees who will then be able to access all the benefits associated with individual membership, http://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/get-involved/individual-membership, including member discounts on WISE training and opportunities to get involved in promotional activities as role models and champions. You can sign up by going to the following page -http://www.wisecampaign.org. Continue reading →

Annual Campbell Lecture 2014 – Save the Date!

The WiSET group are planning our biggest Campbell Lecture so far on Wednesday 19 March 2014. We have hopefully secured not one, but TWO inspirational speakers. First we have invited Dame Professor Athene Donald DBE FRS, Professor of Experimental Physics at University of Cambridge, Chair of the Royal Society's Education Committee, and long-time champion of women in science to address us. Continue reading →

Congratulations to Professor Cathy Pope

WiSET are very pleased to be able to celebrate the inaugural lecture of Professor Cathy Pope on Friday 21st June.  Cathy gave an inspirational talk to a packed house of colleagues, family members, including a large WiSET cohort. Cathy has been a long time member of WiSET and is actively involved in the steering group.  She has been a Chair of the group and still finds time to help organise the very important Campbell Lecture, along with WiSET colleagues, Andrea Russell and Roxana Carare. Continue reading →

WiSET steering group meets Gill Rider, Chair of Council

Members of WiSET steering group were delighted to meet with Dr Gill Rider OBE who was appointed to the University Council in 2012 this month. Council is the governing body of the University, responsible for the overall planning and management of the University and it derives its existence and authority from Article 11 of the University Charter. Gill took time out of her busy schedule to meet WiSET and we had a lively and wide-ranging discussion. Continue reading →