WISE: Women in Science and Engineering

WISEWISE – Birmingham is a non-profit University organisation with the aim of supporting and promoting women within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at the University of Birmingham. We welcome undergraduates and postgraduates from all STEM backgrounds and organise a range of events including socials, industrial visits, talks and outreach activities. 

To keep up to date with WISE visit their wiseuob.com sign up to their mailing list, join the group on Facebook, and follow on all the social media below!

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EPS Societies' Awards won:

  • Head of College Idea of the Year 2015
  • Outstanding Event Award 2016, with CSS
  • Outreach Award 2017, Helena Dodd
  • Head of College Idea of the Year 2017
  • Great Acheivement in EPS Award 2017, Edna Gama Vaz de Conceição
  • Great Achievement in EPS Award 2018, Helena Dodd
  • Outstanding Event Award 2020 for Equal in STEM with BEaMS and oSTEM
  • Volunteer of the Year 2020, Paige Ramsden
  • Inspirational Committee Member 2020, Beth Soanes
  • Outreach Award Continued Excellence 2021
  • Society of the Year 2020/21

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EPS Societies' Awards 2021 - Outreach Award Continued Excellence and Society of the Year 2020/21

Latest news from WISE

WISE's 2021 rewind!

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With the return to normalcy, WISE have been nothing short of busy! They've held several socials, training workshops and been able to bring their award-winning outreach scheme back into schools. Alisha Dordi tells us more

A busy year for WISE!

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Another busy year for WISE, with a plethora of online events and virtual outreach. Sarah Lloyd tells us more about semester two with WISE and some of the 23 events they have been involved in this year!

Seventy graduates take part in 'Meet your alumni' series

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In March 2021, the EPS Community launched the first event series aimed at introducing students to Engineering and Physical Science alumni from a broad range of sectors and offering and insight into their roles.

Lockdown, but full steam ahead for WISE

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Running a student led society in a tier 3 lockdown would always be a challenge. However, WISE have powered through to have one of their busiest semesters to date! Ellie Wigg tells us more.

Meet our student groups at the Virtual EPS Societies Fair

Our student groups are so unique that we have our own Fair so you can meet them! In the week of 12-16 October we introduced you to our incredible student groups with the first Virtual Fair. Watch the recordings here.

WISE sit still?? Never!

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During lockdown, a period when the rest of the world stood still, it was a busy time for WISE as we prepared for the forthcoming year and all the challenges it brings.

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