• Science

    Posted on March 25th, 2011

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    First Female President of the RSC & she’s Scottish!

    Back when I was still at university (a while ago now) I got invited to a Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) black tie event in London at the National Gallery as a friend of a scientist. The event was interesting but one thing that did strike me there was that there weren’t may female scientists […]

    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

  • Science

    Posted on March 23rd, 2011

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    First Female Awarded Young Scientist of the Year

    Every year young scientists and engineers put together interesting and exciting projects in the hope that they will achieve the accolade of national scientist or engineer of the year.  Until now this has always been won by men.  To date there had never been a single female winner, but this year everything has changed!  For […]

    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

  • Science

    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!

  • BCS Digital Revolutions winners announced

    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has announced the winners of the Digital Revolutions short film competition at Sheffield Doc/Fest. ‘This chair is not me’ by Andy Taylor-Smith has won the Amateur category. ‘The Scanner’ by Edward McGown has won the Professional category. Elizabeth Sparrow, President, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT said: About BCS […]

    About BCS Pioneers

    BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is sharing the stories of five Information Pioneers who truly enabled the information society. Videos coming soon!

  • Science

    Posted on August 9th, 2010

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    RISE with Google!

    RISE with Google!

    Google have just announced the RISE awards!  These awards are aimed at rewarding people with good ideas that support anyone from a minority group into the STEM subjects.  Rather than me giving all the details I’ll let Google do the talking this time!  But I will say if you have a project that can make […]

    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

  • Science

    Posted on May 10th, 2010

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Science Hackday at The Guardian

    The Guardian have recently announced that they are running a Science Hackday at their London offices.  There are already plenty of interesting attendees signed up but I think they need the help of all the geeks out there to get the word out to more girl science geeks! They have a great list of attendees […]

    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

  • Science

    Posted on March 18th, 2010

    Written by Sarah Lamb

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    Research: Help Get Girls & Women into SET

    Next Thursday, March 25, 2010, AAUW will release a new report, Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, which focuses on innovative ways to help girls and women succeed in these fields. In an era when women are increasingly prominent in medicine, law, and business, why are there so few women scientists […]

    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

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