What to Watch – Women in STEM

With winter nights creeping in, we thought we would put together our recommendations for the best films, TV shows, and documentaries featuring or about women in STEM. So curl up under a blanket and spend a cosy evening with some inspirational…
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Equate ConStructEd 2020

‘An amazing experience I'm so glad to have taken part in, the most exhausting but rewarding 3 days. Learned so much in such a short time and made new friends and connections that will benefit me in the future’. Erin Cullen, Heriot-Watt University Equate…
Happy Ada Lovelace Day

#NextAda LovelaceDay

Today we’re celebrating Ada Lovelace Day by launching our video campaign #NextAdaLovelaceDay! In the 1840s, Ada Lovelace wrote the first ever computer program.  Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of her achievements and…

Join our Ada Lovelace Day campaign

Tuesday 13 October is Ada Lovelace Day - the international celebration of women in STEM. This year, we are running a small online campaign called #NextAdaLovelaceDay The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness about gender equality…

Advertise your internship with Equate Scotland

Are you an employer in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths)? Are you running a paid internship for students next summer? Do you want to reach women studying a STEM related degree or qualification? Advertise your summer 2021…

Ada Lovelace Day 2020

In the 1840s, Ada Lovelace wrote the first ever computer programme. Ada Lovelace Day is an international celebration of her achievements and the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It is just 2 weeks…
ED&I should be at the heart of the recovery plan

Equate Scotland’s Submission to the Scottish Construction Industry (Draft Recovery Plan)

COIVD-19 has had a significant impact on the Construction Sector in Scotland. The Scottish Construction Industry (Draft Recovery Plan) from the Scottish government seeks to address these impacts and the longstanding problems that have been brought…

Equate Scotland Covid-19 Impact Survey

Equate Scotland is Scotland’s national expert in gender equality in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) sectors. We work across STEM sectors, with industry and academia to support the recruitment, retention and progression of…

Build Back Better

(Photo from Constructionarium 2019). We seem to be living in an era of catchy straplines and headlines. Covid-19 has been full of those kinds of messages. Wash your hands. Stay home. Protect our NHS. Now, Boris Johnson has rolled out the…

Inclusive Value Report for the Construction Sector

This month Equate Scotland published an Industry Guide to support the construction industry attract and retain women into the sector. Working with  Sir Robert McAlpine, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and the City of Glasgow College,…

Lesley Laird – Introduction from our new Director of Equate Scotland

Against the backdrop of the world of Covid-19, I am delighted to join Equate as its new Director – albeit for now remotely.  I am not the only new start – with two other new team members joining, Susan Lancaster and Jenny Lester, replacing…
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How employers are supporting their workforce through COVID 19

Whilst the period surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic has been a challenge for many organisations and businesses, we have seen many examples of STEM employers taking positive steps to support their employees and keep them safe during this time.…