The University of Huddersfield are celebrating women in STEM by delivering a panel discussion, a research talk, and demos from early careers researchers.
On 8 March 2024 join the University of Huddersfield's School of Computing and Engineering for ‘Breaking Barriers: Women Shaping STEM at the University of Huddersfield'.
Celebrating International Women's Day, this free event features a fascinating research talk by a leading female academic, a panel discussion on women's pathways in STEM, and a glimpse into the future with early career researchers. Connect, learn, and be part of shaping tomorrow's world of computing and engineering.
Time: 10:15am -3pm
Location: University of Huddersfield
All activities throughout the day are optional so you can book onto 1 activity or all 3.
If you can't visit the campus to celebrate International Women's Day, you can tune into the Discover Lecture virtually.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
Inspire girls into STEM with university and company visits with hands-on activities.
Use relatable, inspiring role-models to support girls in discovering where maths can take them!