Seventy women from around Europe and beyond joined us for the University Women Europe Meet and Greet in May and what a fabulous time we had. Hosted by the Department of Equality and Diversty at the University of Dundee and with the theme: My Story, My Identity the event revealed fascinating insights into the very … More University Women Europe Meet and Greet 2019
The annual President’s Lunch was well attended with a full house at the Barnhill Bowling Club. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch supplied by the Committee. There were a variety of dishes to choose from, meaning that everyone could have a little taste of something fresh and home cooked. It was a successful event with good … More Annual President’s Luncheon
In August, Margot Cram, Pam Keeling and Ann Auchterlonie attended the University Women of Europe (UWE) Conference in Graz, where the theme was ‘Changing Cultures’. Graz, a beautiful city in Austria, has a UNESCO recognised Medieval centre and the conference was held in the Franciscan Monastery there. They went to learn more about where GWS … More GWS attends University Women of Europe Conference
The Graduate Women Scotland Research Presentation Day was hosted by the GWSEast branch and held in Dundee on the 21 April. We welcomed eight women PhD students from around Scotland to present their work. Happy feet, heritage tourism, film makers from the Islands, and the maths of cancer were just a few of the topics. Every … More GWS Research Presentation Day 2017
The annual Literary Lunch was a tremendous success. Held at the Invercarse Hotel on 26 March, GWSEast members met for a lovely meal and to hear novelist Ajay Close to talk about her recent book A Petrol Scented Spring. Ajay enthralled and shocked members and guests with tales of the activities of Suffragettes in Scotland and the … More 2017 Spring Literary Lunch
April 29 Discovery Point, Dundee: Research Presentations Day This year GWSEast hosted the annual event offering Ph.D students an opportunity to present their work and receive constructive feedback from members and an academic assessor. 75 students expressed an interest in taking part and 8 students were selected. Their research studies included foot problems associated with diabetes, … More Research Presentations Day
On 21 November, GWSEast joined GWS members from across Scotland at the Scottish Parliament at the GWS seminar, “The Impact of Conflict on Women and Girls”. The event explored how living in and fleeing from conflict has a specific impact on women and girls, and the effect of grief on children in conflict zones. The … More The Impact of Conflict on Women and Girls
Every year we hold a Literary Dinner, which is an opportunity to gather, to talk about literature, to hear great speakers, and to raise money for our projects. On 3 November at the Invercarse Hotel we gathered once again, and authors Lin Anderson and Mary Paulson-Ellis gave entertaining and informative talks about their work.
In May, some members of the Study Group found a sunny spot to organise the autumn study schedule. Sapiens set the tone for stimulating and interesting discussions as the first choice for The year. Check out the Study Group page for the upcoming reading schedule.
GWS East hosted the AGM for Graduate Women Scotland on 21 May at Discovery Point in Dundee. Members from around Scotland heard reports of the impact of conflict on women and girls from a panel chaired by The One World Centre presented a talk on ‘The Impact of Conflict on the Education of Women and … More GWS AGM hosted in Dundee