Past events

18th June 2020

Merseyside INWED20

Merseyside Cluster Co-ordinators, Elaine and Rosti, will share with you their journeys in energy systems and biomedical engineering respectively. How and what motivated them in choosing these careers and what are their biggest takeaways? They will be touching on topics such as planning public charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and using engineering tools to optimise assistive devices to help people with disabilities. 

16th June 2020

Shaping the World by Influencing Inclusion

The WES Tees and Tyneside Cluster are organising a virtual celebration of the diversity of engineering to mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED). Although the speakers will all be from the local area, anyone is welcome to join the event.

11th June 2020

Free Webinar - Targeting Net Zero

The UK is one of a growing number of countries that has set itself on an ambitious journey to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 to prevent the worst impact of climate change.

3rd June 2020

WeAreVirtual: Leading in a Crisis webinar

The pressure is on, emotions run high, and it is easy to become overcome by fear. And yet, in the midst of facing a scenario that you are unlikely to have encountered before, the decisions you make are more important than ever.

In this webinar, we will discuss the unique challenges and opportunities that come with leading in a crisis, and leave you with practical tips,

2nd June 2020

WeAreVirtual: How to cope with change webinar

The world around us is in a constant state of flux with the pace of change getting quicker and quicker as technology advances.

Organisations are constantly having to change in order to remain relevant and we need to be able to adjust otherwise we get left behind.  If you are going through change or change is on the horizon and you are worrying about how it will impact you, this webinar will help you.

12th May 2020

Postponed! Sky’s the Limit! Women in Engineering at Wentworth Woodhouse

Unfortunately, due to the current situation with COVID19, this event has been postponed. Explore the exciting reality of engineering in heritage regeneration at Wentworth Woodhouse - 'the UK's largest restoration project'.  Meet some of the inspirational women working on the project and hear about the day to day activities their incredible jobs entail, then have a private tour around the site and rooftops. 8.45am for a 9am start. The event finishes at 12:15 FREE
7th April 2020

How Humans and Matter Transformed One Another

Royal Science Institution, London 7- 8.30pm

How did the brevity of the telegram influenced Hemingway's writing style? How did a young chemist expose the use of Polaroid's cameras to create passbooks to track black citizens in apartheid South Africa?

This talk showcases little-known inventors, particularly people of colour and women, who had a significant impact but whose accomplishments have been hidden by mythmaking, bias, and convention.

1st April 2020

Happold Lecture 2020

Unfortunately, due to the current situation with COVID19, we have decided to postpone the event until later in the year. 

Once a new date has been decided, we will make this public & change the Eventbrite page accordingly.