Celebrating women in Engineering and Physical Sciences

As a leading international university, based in one of the UK’s most vibrant cities, the University of Birmingham is committed to providing a thriving environment in which all members of our community can achieve their potential and to developing employment practices to advance the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) departments.

Our Women in Engineering and Physical Sciences

Female Faces

Dedicated perspective series celebrating our researchers, students and alumni.

Girls in STEM

Dedicated EPS outreach programmes for aspiring young scientists and engineers.

Engineering a sustainable future

Discussion with leading female engineers and academics on preparing for future challenges in the field.

Athena Swan


The Athena SWAN Charter promotes and rewards good employment practice in the recruitment, retention and progression of female academics in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).

Latest videos

Rapid Researcher - Aimee Goodall

Women in Technology Conference

Women in Engineering

Rapid Researcher - Lenka Mudrova