Elevating voices: Women in Science, Engineering and Maths

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Attending ‘Elevating voices’  last week was a really uplifting experience. The conference was held on the beautiful grounds of the University of Nottingham (on one of the hottest days of the year) by the Women in Science Engineering and Technology Group (WinSET). This was the 5th event held by WinSET and aimed to make womens presence felt by highlighting the contributions made by women in STEM and across the University. The focus was on getting female scientists voices heard, be that in the media, the university, or by developing your career voice.

The conference was a great success. It was well attended by female scientists from across the Departments at Nottingham University. The attendees ranged from lab techs and PhD students to professors. It was refreshing to be in a conference room and not be frantically scribbling all there is to know about microbial signalling! However there was still a lot to be…

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