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WMG researcher hosting webinar for WoMENAIT

Dr Mona Faraji Niri, from WMG at the University of Warwick has been invited to host a webinar for WoMENAIT – a non-profit organisation honouring and empowering women of middle-east and North Africa in technology.

Thu 23 Jul 2020, 13:44 | Tags: women, WMG, Engineering, electric vehicles, Sciences

UK study will evaluate the particular pressures of COVID-19 on working-class women

The impact of COVID-19 on working-class women in the UK will be explored by a team of researchers from the University of Warwick, the University of Nottingham and the Women’s Business Group in a new year-long study funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, part of UKRI.


International Conference of Women in Engineering postponed until 2021

It was announced in May last year (2019) that the University of Warwick has won the bid to plan, organise and host the 18th International Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists (ICWES18) for September 2020, however due to the current COViD-19 pandemic the event has been pushed back to 2021.

The conference was previously held at Warwick (ICWES9) in 1991, ICWES18 will now return to Warwick on 1-4 September 2021.

Mon 13 Jul 2020, 10:31 | Tags: women, Engineering, Coventry, School of Engineering, STEM, Sciences

University of Warwick’s Claire Lucas named one of Top 50 Women in Engineering

Claire Lucas from the University of Warwick is one of the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) awards, announced by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) today (23 June 2020). 

Tue 23 Jun 2020, 09:00 | Tags: women, Engineering, Environment, Prize, Athena Swan, work, STEM, Education

Lifetime achivement award for careers expert Professor Jenny Bimrose

Professor Jenny Bimrose, Emeritus Professor at Warwick’s Institute for Employment Research (IER), has been awarded the 2020 Rodney Cox Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her sustained and significant contribution to the careers sector in which she has worked in for over 40 years as a practitioner, educator and researcher.


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