The sixth University of Edinburgh International Women's Day Lecture is being held on Friday 6 March 2015. The 2015 theme for International Women’s Day ‘Make it Happen’ will be celebrated and championed by Anneila Sargent - Astronomer and advisor to the White House.
Applications for the L’Oréal-UNESCO UK and Ireland Fellowships For Women In Science will open on 2nd February 2015. Four outstanding female post-doctoral scientists in the UK or Ireland will be granted a fellowship worth £15,000 each.
Senior hardware engineer Naomi Mitchison, who graduated with an MEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering in 2009, has been named the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year for her inspirational work with laser warning systems for military aircraft.
Every year Edinburgh Global hold a photography competition for the University's international students. This year's theme was Diverse Edinburgh and 1st prize was won by Andrei Dumitriu, a 4th year Electronics with Bioelectronics student.