Past events

18th October 2016

New Models in Engineering Education

This one day WES workshop will take place on 18 October at the Warwick Manufacturing Centre and will look at the various new models in engineering education that are appealing to a more diverse range of applicants.

To book your free place click here.

Further information can be found here.



13th October 2016

everywoman Academy: Advancing women in Technology, Manchester

Join over 100 middle managers and future leaders for an interactive programme that will equip attendees with practical techniques to navigate workplace challenges, become more confident and, ultimately, unlock their full potential.

For more information click here

11th October 2016

Women engineers in the First World War

This free one day collaborative project will look back at the role of women in engineering and technical disciplines during the First World War and beyond.

This wikithon is designed to make the histories of women engineers in the First World War more visible by putting them on Wikipedia. If you have been researching this subject and have material that you want to put online, this is an ideal forum to do so in a supportive environment.

11th October 2016

Tackling and Understanding Teaming in Engineering; Addressing the Low Representation of Women in Engineering Education, London

Despite nearly 50 years of effort since the first 'year of women in engineering' in the UK, sex segregation and chilly climates remain persistent problems of the workplace.  Using diaries from students at four engineering programs in the USA, findings show that young women experience gender stereotyping and sex segregation through class projects, internships, and summer jobs.

8th October 2016

WES AGM 2016

The 97th WES AGM will take place at 2pm on Saturday 8th October in Birmingham and will feature a talk by Belinda Phipps, CEO of The Science Council.

Further information

6th October 2016

Engineering the Future Festival

The IET Engineering the Future Festival is a day of celebration and innovation, exploring the technologies of the future whilst providing insights into how the world is predicted to change over the next 50 years.

Hear from some of the most forward-thinking names in engineering on the global challenges we face and how we can overcome them through science, technology and innovation.

Buy your ticket online today

22nd September 2016 - 24th September 2016

Light Up The Ladies Bridge

Part of Totally Thames 2016 : Take Me To The River Festival.

The little known history of Waterloo Bridge (aka The Ladies Bridge) will be celebrated with live performances, film and large scale photographic projections by Karen Livesey and Concrete History on the National Theatre's fly tower of trail-blazing female construction workers who re-built the bridge during World War II.

Find more information about this free event here.

22nd September 2016 - 25th September 2016

New Scientist Live, London

New Scientist Live is a festival of ideas and discovery, taking place at ExCeL London. Rooted in the biggest, best and most provocative science, New Scientist Live will touch on all areas of human life. The show will feature four immersive zones covering Brain & Body, Technology, Earth and Cosmos. From 22-25 September, New Scientist Live will be like no other place on earth.

To book and for more information