A Facebook group “TCDSU Women in STEM”, only a few weeks old, has more than 280 membersEditor
A group of Trinity students, spearheaded by Senior Fresh Maths and Theoretical Physics students are in the initial stages of establishing a “Women in STEM” society.
Speaking to Trinity News, the founders of the movement, detail their aims as “tackling …
Data from the Higher Education Authority provides insight into the gender disparity both between academic disciplines, and third-level institutions themselvesJack Kennedy
The Higher Education Authority (HEA) publishes a wealth of data about enrolment in the institutions it funds each year, including seven universities, fifteen institutes of technology and four part-funded colleges. Between them they represent the overwhelming majority of third level …
The eight women received their awards at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin.Una Harty
Eight female researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines in Trinity College Dublin were honoured by President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and Mrs Sabina Higgins at a celebration of ‘Women in Science’ in Áras an Uachtaráin recently.
The event …
The kind of subtle, insidious sexism that is so widespread in STEM is hard to pin down – not because of any subtlety in how it manifests itself, but rather in the way we approach sexism in everyday life.Sarah Jennings
When I was 15, the boys in my TY class created a ranking out of 10 for every girl in the year. My ranking was a 7 initially. It was reduced to a 5 because I was “too smart”. I’ve …