UWE PhD student Pavlina Theodosiou kicks off Women Like Me at Engine Shed

UWE PhD student Pavlina Theodosiou has joined our Royal Academy of Engineering funded project Women Like Me, and is already underway in engaging girls with STEM. Pavlina has a background in biological sciences and is currently undertaking her PhD at the Bristol Bioenergy Centre in the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, researching Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) which are … Continue reading “UWE PhD student Pavlina Theodosiou kicks off Women Like Me at Engine Shed”

Making mud-powered robots for schools

In October, FET awarded the team at the Bioenergy Centre a public engagement and outreach award. The Centre are using this fund to support the production of an interactive workshop for schools – Mud powered robots! Research Associate Pavlina Theodosiou, who led the project until her move to Newcastle University in January, provides an update … Continue reading “Making mud-powered robots for schools”

Female engineers come together for outreach surgery at Curiosity Connections 2019

Curiosity Connections – Women Like Me is a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious funded project. Curiosity Connections is a Bristol-based network for primary Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) teachers and science communicators, while Women Like Me pairs senior engineers with junior engineers for mentoring, with the junior engineers undertaking outreach activities with children and … Continue reading “Female engineers come together for outreach surgery at Curiosity Connections 2019”

Old and new generations of roboticists come together at Bristol Women in Robotics meet-up

This is a guest post by Dr Antonia Tzemanaki from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, who coordinates the Bristol Women in Robotics group. Women in Robotics Bristol/South West is part of a global professional network for women in robotics, such as our very own Women Like Me engineer Pavlina Theodosiou, and women who want to be. They promote … Continue reading “Old and new generations of roboticists come together at Bristol Women in Robotics meet-up”