‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’

Hi, Lily here! For this week’s post I am going to be talking about the reactions I have faced when talking to people about the fact I did a physics degree. My thoughts on the conversations I have had, how the responses have and continue to affect me and ultimately why I think working toContinue reading “‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’”

3 STEM Podcasts I’m Loving in Lockdown

Hello, Maisie here! Due to lockdown Lily and I have been living together for a while now, it’s been fab but sometimes I just need to be in my own zone. You will often find me with my headphones on listening to some form of media – podcasts, audio books or music. So here IContinue reading “3 STEM Podcasts I’m Loving in Lockdown”

7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of

Hi, Lily here! Today I am going to be talking about STEM careers you might not have heard of before. It can be really difficult to know what career you might be interested in or what kind of job you think you would like to do. Once I had decided on studying Physics at universityContinue reading “7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of”

Inspirational Interviews – Anne McIlveen

Hi everyone, hope you are all doing okay! This week we are back again with another inspirational interview! Today we are sharing Anne McIlveen’s story, she works in the aerospace engineering sector as a Field Services Engineer at Boeing. Anne started at Boeing as a summer intern and has basically never left! Keep on readingContinue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Anne McIlveen”

STEM Books – ‘Brief Answers to the Big Questions’

Hi, it’s Maisie! Today I am going to be talking books! In particular a recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related book I have read, which I just had to recommend. Over the past year, whilst I have been working in industry I have really got back into reading. I am using Goodreads whichContinue reading “STEM Books – ‘Brief Answers to the Big Questions’”

Why Physics – What Inspired Me To Study Physics?

Hi, Lily here! Today I’m going to be chatting about why I decided to do a Physics degree. What inspired me and ultimately how I made my decision to apply to university to study Physics. Did I listen to my head or my heart? Were there any particular events or moments which helped me makeContinue reading “Why Physics – What Inspired Me To Study Physics?”

Inspirational Interviews – Ella Podmore

Welcome to the first of our ‘Inspirational People’ interviews! We hope to make this a monthly series where we talk to amazing women doing incredible things in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). Hopefully these ‘Inspirational Interviews’ will give an eye-opening insight into the brilliant variety of roles there are on offer in STEM industries!Continue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Ella Podmore”

Adapting To Working From Home

Whether you are at school, university or in the wonderful world of work, over the past few weeks you have most likely experienced some serious upheaval! One possible consequence of the difficult situation we are currently in is that you might now be working from home. To all the extraordinary key workers out there whoContinue reading “Adapting To Working From Home”

How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM

So how did we become 2 Sisters In STEM? What paths did we take to get where we are today? We thought a good way to kick off our blog would be to do a proper introduction and tell you a bit about ourselves. The journeys we have followed from school, through A Levels, toContinue reading “How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM”