• Engineering

    Posted on May 8th, 2013

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Apprentices & Technicians Gain Recognition with IET

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new awards scheme to recognise the best and the brightest apprentices and technicians. The scheme will see an apprentice, a technician and an Armed Forces technician walk away with £1,000 each, two years free membership of the IET and payment of their professional registration fees. […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on November 9th, 2012

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Call for Makers: UK Maker Faire 2013

    In case you didn’t already know Maker Faire is now running in the UK!  I know there are a few people that I know who love making things and this event is perfect for them!  Here’s what the call for Makers has to say: Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on August 21st, 2012

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Campus Party hosts Women in Tech Day

    This Thursday (23rd August) at Campus Party will focus on Women in Technology – This event is one of the largest global technology festivals in Europe where innovation, creativity, science and digital entertainment come together 24 hours a day for an entire week. Relevant Talks & Workshops: – Nicole Simon (I love podcasting so much, and so should […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on April 26th, 2012

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    STEM Facts: In a room of 25 engineers only 3 will be women

    There are lots of facts around women in STEM but it’s very rare that you find many of the more interesting ones all in one place and in such a comprehensive way. I’ve been doing a fair bit of research to find the facts and it appears that I’m not the only one. Take a […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on April 5th, 2012

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    WISE Awards 2012 – open for nominations

    Nominate Girl Geek Dinners founder Sarah Lamb for the Diversity WISE Award for her work with Girl Geek Dinners in the UK.

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on June 28th, 2011

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Book Review: Automatic Lover

    Not so long ago I got sent Automatic Lover by it’s author Ariadne Tampion. She called it a steamy love story for geeks. Now one thing I will say before I go any further, this is not a book for young children. Personally I’d give it an over 16 age limit. The story line is […]

    About Sarah Lamb

    Sarah is a freelance writer with a masters degree in Computer Science. Sarah writes about innovation, technology and social media. She has a keen interest in gender diversity with the IT sector and founded Girl Geek Dinners in 2005

  • Engineering

    Posted on March 8th, 2011

    Written by Steve Lamb

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    Brit geeks take phone to the edge of space!

    The incredible team at the University of Southampton successfully launched a Windows Phone 7 handset into the stratosphere as a testbed for a series of experiements to further atmospheric research into pollution. Friday’s launch utilised a helium filled balloon to elevate a small package to an altitude of 18237 meters/59832 feet. The package contained a […]

    About Stephen Lamb

    Steve Lamb is known to be a positive disruptive force and is a geek with a passion for making the most of every day!

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