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Student STEMinist Awards 2024

The Equate Student STEMinist awards give us the chance to celebrate the achievements of students and student societies who are going above and beyond to support their peers, advocate for equality, and effect change in their institutions. Equate…
Equate Scotland Response to 'A Human Rights Bill for Scotland' Consultation

Human Rights Consultation Response

Equate Scotland's Response to the Scottish Government Consultation on ‘A Human Rights Bill for Scotland’ October 2023   Equate Scotland supports gender equality in the STEM and Built Environment sectors. Taking a holistic approach,…
Research Survey: Employers' perspectives on inclusivity in STEM

Employer Research: Inclusivity in STEM

Calling on STEM Employers! Equate Scotland is conducting research into inclusivity in Scotland’s STEM sectors and are looking for employers to participate. Organisations often ask us how they can get involved in our mission to support gender…
Research Survey: Women's lived experiences of the Scottish STEM industries

Equate Research Survey – Women’s lived experiences of the Scottish STEM industry

Equate Scotland is conducting research into women's and non-binary peoples’ lived experiences of the Scottish STEM sectors. We are hoping to use this research to get a baseline measurement of how included women feel within the STEM industries. There…
International Womens Day 2023: Digital Inclusion for Gender Equality

International Women’s Day 2023: Digital Inclusion for Gender Equality

This year we are celebrating International Women’s Day with the theme of DigitALL – digital inclusion for gender equality, a theme Equate was excited to see highlighted by the UN. Digital inclusion is vital for a number of reasons, it is…
Reflections on Data Summit 2022

Reflections on Attending the Data Summit 2022

By Ellen Simpson, Watt Women The Watt Women in STEM society was invited to attend the 2022 Data Summit on the theme of “Hope” on the 3rd of November with tickets kindly provided by Equate Scotland. Other society members and I arrived…
CareerHub Offer Sept 22

How Inclusive are your Job Adverts?

Equate CareerHub works with employers to make their job descriptions more appealing to women in STEM by removing gendered language and reducing unconscious bias.    How does unconscious bias affect recruitment?  Our background, personal…
Women in Data Science

“Inspiring and Career Defining” Reflections from June’s Women in Data Science Course

From 6-9th June, Equate Scotland in collaboration with The DataLab and Codeclan delivered another successful Women in Data Science online experiential learning event. Learners from all over Scotland joined us for the 3.5 day course, each eager…

Enabling NeuroDiverse Inclusive Scientific Careers Research

Enabling NeuroDiverse Inclusive Science Careers (ENDISC) was funded by the Natural and Environmental Sciences Research Council, which aimed to improve the inclusion of early career disabled and neurodivergent researchers based in natural and…

Joan Davidson Fund Reopens

Joan Davidson Round 4 Grant Applications are Open! Who was Joan? Joan Davidson was an advocate and supporter of women and girls’ journeys into STEM. She had been with Edinburgh Science for 12 years as Head of Learning and stood out for…

Fully funded ‘Creating Diverse Workplace’ series in February and beyond

Funded by the Scottish Government and Scottish Funding Council, Equate Scotland, the Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE), and The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) are partnering to deliver the Increasing…

Women Returners’ Data Science Course

Equate Scotland is partnering with Code Division (@codedivision_uk) to deliver an 8-week training programme supporting women returners to reskill and upskill in Data Science. This course is funded by Skills Development Scotland on behalf of…