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Celebration of Women in Mathematics!

Posted on 18 May 2022 by DiSTEM

It was our great pleasure to host a DiSTEM event on 11th May 2022 celebrating (one day earlier!) the Women in Mathematics day. We invited talks from three speakers: Marina […]

Making sense of racial microaggressions

Posted on 1 May 2022 by DiSTEM

The April 2022 event of the DiSTEM (Diversity in STEM) network was ‘Making sense of microaggressions', featuring Susan Cousins and Barry Diamond. The event took place online on Wednesday April […]

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

Posted on 11 February 2022 by DiSTEM

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we invited speakers from the LGBT+ community to speak about their experiences of working in a STEM field. The event aimed to raise awareness of […]

Hidden Disabilities

Posted on 28 January 2022 by DiSTEM

DiSTEM's first event! On January 26th 2022, the first Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) event of the year took place - and it was a major success! We had a record […]

Logo design competition…DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Posted on 30 November 2021 by Wendy Sadler

Photo by Theme Photos on Unsplash In 2022 we will be re-launching our TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) networking group as DiSTEM (Diversity in STEM) to reflect that we want […]

Career stories: role models in STEM

Posted on 10 November 2021 by DiSTEM

On Friday 12th November from 12:30-13:30 the TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) group hosted an online lunch event showcasing four different careers from the inspirational staff we have in Maths and Physics […]

Black in STEM

Posted on 31 August 2021 by DiSTEM

For several years, the STEM sector has been encouraging women to enter the sector. However, there has been little focus on the journey of minoritized ethnicity women, and the unique […]

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

Posted on 27 August 2021 by DiSTEM

International Women’s Day was celebrated worldwide on 8th March 2021. The theme for this year has been #ChoosetoChallenge with a special focus on our ability to call out gender bias and […]

Celebrating UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

Celebrating UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

Posted on 19 February 2021 by DiSTEM

On Thursday 11th February we celebrated the UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science with a TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) lunch event showcasing five of the inspirational PhD students we have […]

GW4 Diversity in Physics Conference

Posted on 12 November 2020 by Wendy Sadler

The Physics and Astronomy departments of the GW4 network* hosted a free 1-day online conference to mark LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2020. Aimed at staff and students from the physics sector […]