Women in science

Happy International Day of Women & Girls in Science! Here's what some of our female and female-identifying students and staff have been up to over the past 12 months:

Women in Engineering and Technology event

On Wednesday 1 November we hosted hundreds of delegates on campus and online to celebrate women in the field. With the aim of improving gender parity, we welcomed leading employers such as Network Rail, GSK and Amazon who delivered employability workshops and offered fantastic industry insights.

You can watch the entire event from the comfort of your own home.

Award wins for female Civil Engineering students

In June, Civil Engineering student Alexa Skillet-Moore won the regional southeast final of the Women in Property National Student Awards! Previous winners include Quantity Surveying student Katie Moys in 2022 and Architectural Technology student Lauren Webster in 2019.

Influential professor in UK tech

Prof Safia Barikzai, associate professor within the Computer Science and Informatics division, was nominated in the Computer Weekly Most influential women in UK tech 2023! Safia also chairs a colloquium for female and non-binary students which is hosted by the Chartered Institute for IT (BCS).

Life as a female Biomedical Science student

Listen as BSc Biomedical Sciences student, Jessica, tells us how LSBU has supported her through finding me a summer internship in a tech company and through one to one support sessions, aiding her in finding future career opportunities.

Listen to her story here

"You don't have to choose between science and study"

Ellis Miller, BSc Sport and Exercise Science alum, describes how LSBU supported her on her journey to becoming a member of the Great Britain U23 World and European Championship Canoe Slalom team.

Read her story here

Meet Emilija, a BSc Psychology student

Find out what it's really like to study Psychology at London South Bank University.

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