To mark International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday 23 June 2022), we spoke to bioengineering PhD student Ella-Louise Handley, about her research interests, how she got into engineering, and the advice she would share with the next generation of women in engineering.
To mark International Women in Engineering Day (Thursday 23 June 2022), we interviewed third year chemical engineering student Blossom Tariro Kafumbata, about what sparked her interest in engineering, and how this carries through to her work on sustainable engineering projects today.
The School of Engineering has created the Elizabeth Georgeson Fellowship - named after Scotland’s first female engineering graduate - to encourage talented postdoctoral researchers from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in engineering academia.
The post-holder will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to plan their own workload, and will be self-motivated and able to manage multiple competing demands and deadlines. Applicants must possess strong IT skills, including experience of Microsoft Word and Excel, and will be able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.