Women in Research 2020 will explore the next steps in supporting improved access and progression for women entering and advancing in research careers.

Participants will have the opportunity to hear from policy experts and gain best practice insights on enhancing diversity in research positions, supporting progression in industry and academia and ensuring retention of female researchers.


Reasons to Attend

practical insights into enhancing career paths and progression routes for women in research

how the higher education sector can tackle barriers to entry for women entering research careers

the next steps in supporting women to return to research following career breaks

how more women can be empowered to progress to professorships and senior leadership roles

from inspiring case studies and acclaimed researchers on how they reached the top of the profession

how higher education institutions can develop a culture of inclusion and diversity within their research departments

practical strategies to support women advance skills in self-confidence and resilience to thrive in research roles

with leading figures from across research fields seeking to advance women in academia

This Conference is specifically designed for the Higher Education and Research Sectors. Those in attendance will include:
  • Professors
  • Associate Professors
  • Deans
  • Lecturers
  • Senior Lecturers
  • Heads of Faculty
  • Heads of Schools
  • Heads of Innovation
  • Heads of Research
  • Directors of Research
  • Directors of Human Resources
  • Vice-Chancellors
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellors
  • Research Associates
  • Research Fellows
  • Research Managers
  • Research Officers
  • Project Managers

*This Conference is also open to the wider public and private sectors to encourage networking and debate.