Women in STEM careers evidence hearing

31 October 2013

This is the third evidence session of the inquiry.

The panel will comprise witnesses representing research funders with the aim of gathering information on the roles and responsibilities of research councils and the Higher Education Funding Council for England towards diversity

The session will explore a range of issues, including:

  • The gender dimension of research funding
  • Actions to improve gender diversity and reduce barriers to women scientists

Further information

Evidence hearing

Monday 4 November 2013
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 4.10 pm

  • Dr Lesley Thompson, Director, Sciences and Engineering, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, representing the Research Councils UK
  • David Sweeney, Director, Research, Innovation and Skills, Higher Education Funding Council for England

A further evidence session will be announced in due course.

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