Useful external links

 

Networks, publications, organisations and resources

Included below are links to a variety of networks, organisations and publications that you may find of value.  If you are aware of others that you believe would benefit other women in SET please forward details to athenaswan@adm.leeds.ac.uk

      • WISE Campaign – A campaign to promote Women in SET.  WISE inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). They advise organisations on how to create environments where those women can do their best work and thrive https://www.wisecampaign.org.uk.  WISE organises regular events at venues across the UK and you can subscribe to a monthly e-newsletter which will keep you up to date with events, activities, publications, articles and general advice. https://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/newsletters
      • International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology – GST focuses on gender issues in and of science and technology, including engineering, construction and the built environment, and aims to explore the intersections of policy, practice and research. Its aim is to help foster and develop the growing community of researchers, practitioners and policy makers who are interested in gender issues in science and technology and provide a focus for constructive debate and interchange of ideas between key players and experts in this field. http://genderandset.open.ac.uk/index.php/genderandset
      • Times Higher Education article: – Women produce fewer papers than men over a lifetime and are still scarce in senior positions, especially in science. Dispelling myths of innate difference between the sexes, Amanda Goodall offers advice on how they can raise their research productivity and status in the academy: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=413679
      • VITAE – Vitae is a national organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes. http://www.vitae.ac.uk/
      • Forward Ladies – a business networking organisation for professional women: http://www.forwardladies.com/
      • Amazing Women Rock – an online community for amazing women (and those who appreciate them): http://www.amazingwomenrock.com/
      • Association for Women in Science (AWIS) – leadership organisation advocating the interests of women in science and technology: http://www.awis.org/
      • MentorSET – mentoring scheme to help women working in STEM: http://www.mentorset.org.uk/
      • Professional Development How2 – A collaborative partnership of engineering institutions committed to your professional development: http://www.pd-how2.org/
      • Women’s Engineering Society (WES) – a professional, not-for-profit network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders: http://www.wes.org.uk/
      • HerStory – offers a unique and innovative resource with accessible information highlighting progression routes into and beyond engineering education: http://www.wiset.org.uk/index.php?page=herstory
      • Mums in Science – was established in 2005 to support parents who work, have worked, or want to work in any aspect of science: http://mumsinscience.net/NEW/
      • Fatherhood Institute – is the UK’s fatherhood think-tank: http://www.fatherhoodinstitute.org/
      • Women Wanted, Scholarships, Colleges and Careers in Computer Science:http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cs-programs-for-women/