2016 Women in Science Festival, 5-13 March

Scotland's Women in Science Festival will return in March 2016. From 5-13 March we'll host a fantastic gathering of creative events, featuring world-leading scientists, to celebrate women in science, technology, engineering and maths. In the meantime, keep in touch with us through the Women in Science Festival Facebook page.

Women in Science 2014The Women in Science Festival, is the World's only festival dedicated to celebrating women in science, technology, engineering & maths. The festival aims to promote careers in science to everyone, especially women and girls, it supports professional women to develop their careers and showcases the talented and exciting research taking place across Scotland.

The Women in Science Festival is brought to you by the University of Dundee; our major sponsors, The Wellcome Trust and the Biochemical Society.

Get Involved

If you have an idea for an event or would like to partner us please get in touch if you want to be part of this festival.

Please get in touch with the team at revealingresearch@dundee.ac.uk or call us on 01382 386660.

 Keep in Touch

We update our Facebook page regularly at www.facebook.com/WomenInScienceFestival. Please visit our page and like us. You can also follow our hashtag on Twitter using the #WomenSciFest hashtag.


Women in Science Festival aims to:

  • Celebrate the exceptional women contributing to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
  • Showcase cutting-edge research by ground breaking scientists in an accessible way to diverse audiences across the Tayside region.
  • Offer support to women within science careers.
  • Encourage girls and women to further study and consider a career in science.
  • Challenge media bias and perceptions of women in science.

Supporting women works! - research shows that young girls who have had interactions with women from STEM subjects are more interested, and more likely to pursue an education in a STEM subject


Supporting Women in Science at the University of Dundee

The University of Dundee and five of our research units have all achieved an Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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Find out more about how Equate Scotland supports women working in Science, Engineering and Technology

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