Connect Wikipedia Event attracts media attention!

Our recently held Wiki Editathon has attracted attention from the media with The Herald running a piece on the success of the event! Excerpt from The Herald (Monday 16 March 2015): ‘University lecturers and students at Edinburgh Napier University have been writing female scientists back into history in a marathon …

Starting Conversations: Questions of Gender

As part of our role as student ambassadors for Edinburgh Napier University’s Connect Network, we (Frances Ryan and Melanie Robinson) have spent a bit of time in the foyer at the Merchiston campus trying to get people talking about women in STEM. Last week, we decided to use our time …

Connect visit to the new Forth Crossing

This blog update was contributed by Frances Ryan, the Connect Student Champion for the School of Computing: Last week I visited the construction project site at the new Forth Replacement Crossing with a group of female engineering and built environment students from Edinburgh Napier University. The visit was arranged by …

CareerWise Work Placement Scheme – closing date tomorrow!

Careerwise work placement scheme for women studying STEM is now open for applications! Sixteen organisations have signed up to Careerwise between them offering over 20 paid work placements, presenting a unique opportunity for women to gain valuable work experience in industries where they are significantly underrepresented. Placements take place between …