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Third Gender and STEM Network Conference

Promoting women and girls' participation in STEM advancement and innovation: connecting research with global policy and practice

Date/Time: 21st - 23rd July 2016

Venue: Newcastle University Business School

The following dimensions will be highlighted in relation to the participation of women and girls in the STEM pipeline:

  • Key factors and good practices within schools, universities and the workplace
  • The role of Higher Education Institutions, Technology Transfer Officers and commercialisation policies in enhancing women's participation in the commercialisation of STEM research and creation of University Spin-Out companies
  • The role of government, industry, public policy and career development policies
  • Positive action measures: STEM initiatives, schemes, networks and organisations
  • Individual, family, teacher and peer processes

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Jacquelynne Eccles - University of California, USA
  • Professor Birgit Spinath - Heidelberg University, Germany
  • Professor Su V. Rosser - San Francisco State University, USA
  • Professor Jay Mitra - University of Essex, UK
  • Dr Patricia Fara - Cambridge University, UK

Registration Fees:

  • Earlybird (until 15 March 2016) - £120
  • Regular - £150
  • Student Earlybird (until 15 March 2016) - £55
  • Student Regular - £65

For further information please visit the conference website.