Past events

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.

28th March 2020

POSTPONED!! Women in Engineering - A WES Wikithon

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.
28th March 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020

Women in STEM Careers 2020, a new event from jobs.ac.uk, offers a full and exciting programme for women who are interested in exploring research opportunities within publicly funded organisations and charities.

Designed for final year undergraduate and postgraduate STEM students looking to kick-start their career or professionals simply wishing to progress from their current STEM position, the day will provide something for everyone. Along with unique networking opportunities with employers and peers, there will also be presentations from sector experts and a CV workshop.

21st March 2020

WES 100 Violets Interactive Engineering Exhibition

*** The event has been postponed ***

How do we predict the weather? How is a motorway built? How can we help people who have been injured?

For one day only, seven teams of engineers from across the country will answer these questions and many more as they showcase their family-friendly interactive engineering exhibits for the WES 100 Violets Challenge. 

17th March 2020 - 19th March 2020

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020

Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2020 (London, 17-19 March 2020) is a training programme providing electrical engineering professionals new to IEC 61850 with a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the standard. The programme consists of 12 modules, providing a combination of speaker-led presentations, group Q&A sessions and practical exercises.

11th March 2020

Women in the Lubricants Industry Conference

Hosted by Lube magazine and UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association), the first ever ‘Women in the Lubricants Industry’ conference celebrates women and their role in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

8th March 2020

International Women's Day Celebration

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley, and High Wycombe and District Clubs
14:00 - 17.30 Maidenhead Town Hall, Maidenhead

Theme: Helping Us Achieve Our Potential

4th March 2020

Women In STEM Wikithon

Join us to celebrate the history of women in STEM – and make a difference!

WES, Imperial College, Wellcome Collection and the IET are joining forces to host a Women in STEM Wikithon. Join us to celebrate the women in science, technology and engineering that deserve a more prominent place in the online historical record. You’ll develop your digital skills and learn how to edit Wikipedia in order to harness the power of the web to share your knowledge.