to ScienceGrrl Director, Dr Heather Williams… MBE!

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Welcome to ScienceGrrl

We are a grassroots network who are passionate about celebrating women in science and passing on our love of science to the next generation. Find out more about who we are and what we are doing.

through both eyes thumbRead the ScienceGrrl report on STEM skill shortages and the lack of female representation in these fields:
Through Both Eyes: the case for a Gender lens in STEM

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@fleming77 Of course state school education in the sciences can always be improved - through better funding, and support for teachers. We have repeatedly called for both, and our members are active in the latter.

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Our sisters in STEM over at Stemettes have released a fab new app, OtotheB, designed to create a global¬†online platform for girls interested in STEM and entrepreneurship. It is free to download from the¬†Google Play¬†and¬†iTunes¬†stores. It gives girls access to: ‚ÄúMotivation Mondays‚ÄĚ: Access to exclusive interviews with inspiring women in STEM, and the chance to(…)

Kicking the Elephant Out of the Room

Our network of ScienceGrrl members runs to over 400 nationwide. Where possible, we link our¬†members with local chapters, headed up by enthusiastic chapter leads. Chapters provide¬†opportunities for informal networking, peer support, and grass-roots activism and public¬†engagement, often in partnership with local initiatives. This post is the first in a short series by Sarah Hughes, our(…)

Pleased to Meet You…. Franzi Sattler

Hello! Who are you, what’s your job title and what do you do all day? Hello! ¬† My ¬†name ¬†is ¬†Franzi, ¬†I ¬†just ¬†turned ¬†28, and ¬†I ¬†was ¬†born ¬†and ¬†raised ¬†in ¬†Berlin, Germany. ¬†I’m ¬† currently ¬†a ¬†2nd ¬†year ¬†Master ¬†student ¬†and ¬†this ¬†summer ¬†I ¬†will ¬†get ¬†my ¬† M.Sc. ¬† in Evolutionary ¬†Biology,(…)

Eleni Charalambous – a passion for science that keeps on growing

It’s British Science Week, and many of our members are busy sharing their love of science with the world, and particularly young people who are considering their strengths and abilities and beginning to decide of the type of career they may wish to pursue. It’s natural that those who are so¬†enthusiastic¬†about¬†their scientific work will¬†quietly ¬†–(…)