Women in Innovation Awards 2022/23

UK Research and Innovation and Innovate UK have announced a funding oppourtunity for women-led projects that “make a significant contribution to a pressing societal, environmental or economic challenge”. Individual 1-year grants are available for up to £50,000 for women in senior roles at UK micro, small, and medium enterprises, and includes mentorship, training and business

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IoA Lunchtime Seminar – 2 March 2022

On Wednesday 2nd March 2022, the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion committee at the IoA gave a lunchtime seminar on the EDI activities and updates for the second quarter of the academic year. Updates included the new website, upcoming activities and training sessions, the Athena Swan gender charter, and the National Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Hub.

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Survey – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in field work

Dr Martina Quaggiotto and Dr Jo Clarke, lecturers in Ecology at the University of Stirling, are carrying out a project aiming to identify potential barriers and solutions to Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) experienced by undergraduate students participating in field courses. They are looking for staff who teach in Environmental Science, or related, degrees at

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NERC EDI Funding

NERC is offering the opportunity to fund EDI research in environmental science. They are looking for innovative approaches to: – Tackle specific DEI challenges facing environmental science disciplines;– Test effective approaches to improve EDI;– Bring together individuals to raise the awareness of opportunities for increasing diversity within the environmental sciences. NERC EDI funding link here.

EDIAqua International Women’s Day Launch

To kick off the launch of EDIAqua and celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday, 8th March 2022, EDIAqua will be hosting a film screening of Beneath the Tide (2015). This short film, directed by Greek filmmaker Kat Zoula, follows several women involved in the seaweed aquaculture industry in Paje, Tanzania. On the island of Zanzibar

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