Seminar Series: Building the UK Women into Computer Science Experience

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An opportunity to hear from, and engage with, international leaders who have successfully increased gender diversity in Comp Sci Departments

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A series of events jointly supported by CPHC, UKCRC & EPSRC

As of June this year, the percentage of women entering computer science undergraduate programmes in the UK is 15% (new data).

We know we need to do better, urgently. It is possible!

Yes, your UK Department CAN increase the Undergrad Numbers of Women in CS: Here’s HOW.

A 6-part online seminar / short course series on how you can too, by the people who have done it, and are doing it - including in the UK.

Who are YOU: You are a Department Head of Computer Science//Related programme, Dean, Graduate Programme Director, VP of Research, VC, Programme lead in Computer Science -- You are a Computer Science Academic who knows the numbers of women entering your computer science undergraduate programmes is far too low, but are unsure of strategies to improve either the numbers, or the quality of the experience for the women in the programme.

Timings: There will be six weekly online sessions, starting on Wednesday 14 October and running to Wednesday 18 November 2020 from 16:30-18:00 (local UK time).

Location: Online

Signing up: We invite you to sign up for the whole series: you will receive calendar invites and links for each session. Joining instructions via Zoom will also follow. Of course, if you cannot make a session, we understand. Please share the invite with a colleague.

More information: is available on the CPHC website


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