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
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
Our annual Research Presentation Day, which provides a space for early career female academics to discuss their research, went digital this year. On the day we were joined by members of Graduate Women Scotland, the British Federation of Women Graduates, and Irish Federation of University Women, as well as members of the public. Please see … More Research Presentation Day 2020
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
Thanks to all the committee for another great President’s Lunch at the Barnhill Bowling Club on 19 October when we were joined by 3 guests, including a UWE member from Romania.
Several of our GWSEast and GWS members travelled to Geneva in July to attend the Graduate Women International Conference. While certainly a time of fellowship, the days spent in Geneva also highlighted how GWS is part of a larger international remit. Part of the conference was the GWI Triennial General Meeting, and it was attended … More GWSEast meets GWI in Geneva
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
If you identify as female and are currently studying, consider being a part of Graduate Women Scotland East. We’re looking for new members to help us move forward with mentorship programmes that bring together GWSEast and the Community. If you or your student society wants to get involved contact Rachel at email@example.com.
On the 14th June 2018 for the annual outing, we ventured to RM Condor in Arbroath for a moving tour of the gardens. A space created by wounded military and a place for contemplation, this garden is usually closed to the public. Gavin Broomhall and Major Bell walked us through the grounds, providing information … More Visit to RM Condor Memorial Garden
Graduate Women Scotland members fly the flag in the Spazio Europa in Rome at the conference of University Women Europe (UWE) in June. GWE members from across Europe gathered to consider ‘Women in STEM Professions’ in a Europe and the implications of barriers, support and education.