GWSEast and the Dundee Women’s Festival: Plagues, Climate Change and Vaccines

GWSEast is proud to present ‘Plagues, Climate Change and Vaccines: A look through history to understand our future’ as a part of the Dundee Women’s Festival line-up. This panel will explore how pandemics and climate change impacted our ancestral world, and how these points in history can help us manage our future. There will be … More GWSEast and the Dundee Women’s Festival: Plagues, Climate Change and Vaccines

2021 Research Presentation Day

4 December 10am-3pm Zoom This annual event features the work of female PhD students from across Scotland. The day will include presentations, demonstrations, and a poster session. Topics range across the sciences, social sciences, arts, and the humanities. Tickets are free at Eventbrite, http://www.eventbrite.com/e/210307935697, and those with tickets will be emailed a Zoom link and … More 2021 Research Presentation Day

Research Presentation Day – 2021

Each year Graduate Women Scotland invites female postgraduate researchers, who are attached to a Scottish University, to speak to a non-specialist audience about their current projects. The event is an opportunity for the speakers to reach out to the public about their work in a friendly and supportive environment. A diverse panel of academics will be … More Research Presentation Day – 2021

Women in STEM Showcase

On Thursday night (12 November) GWSE held a virtual showcase of young women STEM researchers. Dr Sowmya Ajay Castro (University of Dundee, Division of Molecular Microbiology) spoke on the development of a vaccine for Streptococcus Group A, and Amel Attatfa (PhD student, University of Abertay) gave a talk on cyber diplomacy and diplomatic action in international relations. … More Women in STEM Showcase

Swapping the Annual Lunch for Donations to the Food Bank

During this time of year, usually we gather for the annual President’s Lunch, in which the Committee puts on a homemade spread for the members. It’s a chance for us to gather and chat socially. To let loose and just enjoy a meal together. However, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we’ve had to cancel this year’s … More Swapping the Annual Lunch for Donations to the Food Bank

Research Presentations Day – Call for Presenters

Event: Research Presentation Day Date: Saturday 18 April 2020, 10am for 10.30am Location: Discovery Point, Dundee Deadline for abstract: 2 March 2020 Graduate Women Scotland (GWS) is holding its 15th annual Research Presentation Day. Each year we invite women postgraduate researchers to speak to a non-specialist audience about their current projects. This year’s Research Presentation day … More Research Presentations Day – Call for Presenters

Annual Lunch 2019

The Annual Lunch at Invercarse Hotel took place on 23 March when members and guests enjoyed a talk by Margaret Scott on the history of The People’s Friend, officially the oldest women’s magazine in the wired and this year celebrating its 150th anniversary. Margaret dug into social archive revealed in the pages of old editions … More Annual Lunch 2019