Science Foundation Ireland

Celebrating Women in Science!

Saturday, 11 February, is International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

We celebrated the occasion at our Plenary Assembly in Kilkenny this week. See above…

In addition, CONNECT researchers at Tyndall National Institute, Louise McGrath and Kathy Hanly, joined Alida Zauers, Public Engagement and Outreach Officer for CONNECT and Tyndall, at the iWish conference in Cork this week to encourage young female students to consider STEM careers.

Take a look at Science Foundation Ireland’s Gender Strategy 2016-2020.



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