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In conversation: women in STEM

“I usually don’t like to be asked to talk about women in science, but today is an exception” – Dr Heather Williams

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International Women’s Day: ten Musical Inspirations

With International Women’s Day taking place on the 8th March, we ask The Mancunion’s writers and editors about their female musical icons

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Manchester’s women in STEM: past and present

For International Women’s Day, we profile inspirational Manchester female scientists, from past and present

Photo: She Bangs the Drums by the Contact Young Company

Preview: getting girls into science event

A celebration of women in STEM for International Women’s Day at the Museum of Science and Industry

Wonder Woman: Contact Young Company - She Bangs The Drums - image by Benji Reid - Museum of Science & Industry

Suffrage Centenary celebrations kick off

The Centenary Launch Party and Wonder women — ways you can celebrate the ‘year of the woman’

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Inspiring Women at The University of Manchester

As part of International Women’s Day, the University of Manchester held an event to celebrate the achievements of its alumni in healthcare and to discuss the challenges that still exist

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Sparking Debate at the People’s History Museum

As part of International Women’s Day, the People’s History Museum held a performance of Strike A Light

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Poet of the Week: Florence Kleiner

Poet of the Week beginning 13/03/2017 is Florence Kleiner

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Tuned On: Ms, Millennial & The Music Industry

Punch Records ran an empowering and dynamic all-female panel to discuss what it means to be a woman in the music industry in celebration of International Women’s Day

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Fight like a girl

‘Fearless Girl’ stands strong against Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’

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Feminist reflections on International Women’s Day

A reflection on 2017’s International Women’s Day, what it means for feminism, and how it can help us reflect on the fight for gender equality

Photo: The University of Manchester

Feature: Women of Science campaign

Manchester PhD researcher, Rhys Archer, speaks to The Mancunion about her journey to empower female scientists around the world, with her inspiring and ‘relatable’ Women of Science campaign