Useful links

4000 years of women in science:

Association for Science Education:

Athena Forum:

ATHENA SWAN – Charter for Women in Science:

IOP Benevolent Fund (now includes Carers Fund)

British Association for the Advancement of science:

Cambridge AWISE:

Career profiles:

The Daphne Jackson Trust (for returners):

Elizabeth Johnson Memorial Lecture:

EPWS news:

Equality Challenge Unit - Gender:

European Platform of Women Scientists (EPWS): 

Information on current and past female physicists:

IOP diversity:

IUPAP working group on Women in Physics:

L’Oreal-UNESCO awards and fellowships:'or%C3%A9al-unesco_for_women_in_science_programme

MentorSET: National Mentoring Scheme for Women in SET:

PORTIA: Gateway for Women in SET:

Project JUNO:

Royal Institution:

Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship:

Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award:

Science and Engineering Ambassadors:

ScienceGrrl – a network of (mainly) female scientists passionate about passing on their love of STEM to the next generation:


The UKRC / WISE - Resource Centre for women in SET:

WES - Women's Engineering Society:

WISET – Women in Science Engineering and Technology:

Women in Science - provides support to women making career decisions, by offering them the opportunity to explore a broad range of experiences shared by other women through video interviews:'

Women of Outstanding Achievement Awards and previous winners: