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.
At our AGM on 20 October, we awarded Lesley Small and Naomi Wilson bursary prizes for achieving top marks in their respective access programmes. Small has recently completed the Transition Programme at the University of Abertay, and Wilson finished the University of Dundee DUAL Summer School this year. Both are now studying as first years … More 2016 Access Prize Winners
A date for your diary The 2017 Literary Dinner is set for Thursday November 2 at the Invercarse Hotel. Our major fundraising event in the year, the Literary Dinner is a popular and very enjoyable event for members, partners, friends and guests. This year we’re honoured to welcome the well known literary critic Stuart Kelly, author … More Literary Dinner
On the 25th of March, Ajay Close will be the guest speaker at the Invercarse Hotel, Dundee, when she’ll talk about
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
We’ve moved venues. After several years on the Marketgate, we’ve moved to the Mayfield Sports Pavilion on the Arbroath Road. We welcome all new and recurring members and friends, for community, chat and tea. Please note the new starting time of 7.00pm and, please tell your friends.