The Whitworth Award Scheme

Sir Joseph Whitworth was a true visionary, realising the importance of combining both scholarship and engineering practice when he founded the Whitworth Scholarships in 1868. One hundred fifty years later, His scheme continues to grow and support…

Launch: Recover Refocus Renew 2021-2022

We are very excited to launch our new brochure Recover Refocus Renew 2021-2022 outlining plans for the coming year. The demand for STEM skills is expected to increase, and the work we do to enable women to work in STEM is even more relevant. In…
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Applications now open: PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

Applications are now open for PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training. The learning event will encompass a 1-day online training in Passivhaus design and standards using immersive learning techniques, a 2.5-hour session with Equate Scotland,…

Save the Date – PassivHaus in Practice Immersive Training

26th – 28th July 2021 The construction sector is gearing up for major change with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions in order to achieve net zero carbon targets by 2045.  Key to this transformation is the requirement to improve…

Creating a Diverse Workforce

We’re looking to work with 4 STEM organisations in Scotland to take part in a free training and consultancy pilot. What you’ll get: Support from experts to create holistic Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion strategy Three online…

7 Manifesto Asks

In the spirit of contributing to the debate for the Scottish Parliament 2021 election campaign, we are publishing our 7 Asks for the next parliament to Be Positive, Be Bold, and Be Fair. Read our manifesto asks here. STEM Skills are pivotal…

Gendered language

Gendered language – why it matters in your recruitment materials Gendered language is not always easy to understand or identify. But the words and phrases that we use can unintentionally reinforce gender stereotypes that can be harmful…
Flexible Working

A STEM countdown of 2020

Lots of things about 2020 have been very different, but one thing that has stayed the same is how busy we have been at Equate Scotland! Just like most of you, we quickly shifted to online delivery of our trainings, events, and services. It has…

Women in Data Science

‘An amazing, empowering, inspiring event which gave me the chance to learn about the Data Science universe, full of great advice about how to get into and become a success in the field.  I can’t recommend this event highly enough and have…