Support While Alexander Bell invented the phone, many notable Scottish women inventors are unheard of despite their monumental contributions. STEM is now gaining popularity and a big theme in schools, colleges and government priorities.
Recruiting women in STEM There are skills shortages in many STEM areas says Charlie Ball, Head of Higher Education Intelligence at graduate careers experts Prospects. It's a good time for graduates to fill the gap.
Women in Science Physics is a diverse, creative and fun subject, says Professor Cait MacPhee from the University of Edinburgh. Maybe it's time to teach it differently — and encourage younger children to study it.
Support All evidence points to the fact that a more diverse workforce would increase productivity in the STEM sector. Ben Howlett MP asks why we are struggling to get young girls interested in a career in the sector.