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to ScienceGrrl Director, Dr Heather Williams… MBE!

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Congratulations to Heather on her MBE!

Congratulations to ScienceGrrl Director Dr Heather Williams on receiving an MBE in the 2021 New Years’ Honours, for services to diversity and inclusion in science. Heather says: “I’m delighted to have been nominated for this honour and am very pleased that diversity and inclusion in science has been recognised as a worthwhile goal, which has(…)

ScienceGrrl 2020 – All is Quiet

2020 took us all by surprise. After watching the events of January and February unfold with a growing sense of dread, March (and all the months that followed) saw us juggle responsibilities at home and work in ever more complicated ways as we responded to the many and varied pressures of living through the Covid19(…)

To you, future scientist

  It’s warming to my heart to see so much of me in you,  That wide-eyed awe, that eager smile: “What else can science do?” “What spaceships, cars or nano-bots will engineers design?” “What next for astrophysics on the history of time?”   So no matter what they tell you in your college applications, There is(…)

This Summer You Can Do It Too!

The summer holiday is a great time to get inventing with kids. Airing on CBeebies, Bitz & Bob is the STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and maths) focussed animation for pre-schoolers that brings the fun of engineering home. One of the key principles of Bitz & Bob is to practice problem solving and we’re very(…)

Science Grrl at Bluedot: What to expect

For the last blog in our pre-Bluedot series, we thought it was about time we shared with you all the fun that the ScienceGrrl team will be getting up to at the intergalactic festival this weekend…. Located in the Star Field under the stunning Lovell Telescope, festival-goers visiting the Science Grrl stand will be able(…)