The 2014 Women in Science Festival has now concluded. It was a resounding success with talks from emminent female scientists, exciting outreach for schools & families and creative events for everyone.
We will be back in March 2015 with even more events, activities and celbrations of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Keep in Touch
We will continue to update our Facebook throughout the year at www.facebook.com/DundeeWomenInScience. Please visit our page and like us. You can also follow our hashtag on Twitter using the #WomenSciFest hashtag.
You can also e-mail us at email@example.com or call us on 01382 386660.
Women in Science is a collaboration between the University of Dundee, Abertay University, Dundee Science Centre, the James Hutton Institute and the Dundee Women's Festival. We always welcome new partners and supporters, so please get in touch if you want to be part of this festival.
We welcome suggestions on events and speakers that would enhance the festival in 2015. Please get in touch with the team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01382 386660.
The University of Dundee has applied for an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.
Why do we run women in science? Why do women need their own science festival? There are many reasons why we want to both celebrate and encourage women in the STEM subjects:
Women in Science is practically a whole scientific discipline unto itself, with 3 dedicated journals, and hundreds of scientific papers across a whole range of science journals. Below you can find links to some papers and reports which show the statistics and science of the reasons behind women's underrepresentation in science.