A Centenary Celebration: EPSRC offer Women's Engineering Society Membership to grant holders

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Equality, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) are highly important in EPSRC’s agenda as it aims to support a diverse and inclusive research environment for all.

Today, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) which is, now in their Centenary Year, providing much needed support, advice and guidance to women in the engineering community.

To celebrate this new partnership EPSRC is offering ten, annual WES memberships to current holders of EPSRC engineering grants, to enhance their understanding of equality and diversity in engineering and engage with EPSRC on ED&I issues in Engineering. Applications are welcome from any Principal Investigators who hold an engineering grant, regardless of gender or other protected characteristics.

Memberships will last for 12 months and will commence in May 2019. Benefits include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to the MentorSET service – become a mentor or a mentee
  • Quarterly journal and monthly newsletter
  • Discounted rates and free tickets to relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunity to organise or take part in outreach events

Reference: PN 21-19

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