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Trustee Hilary Lappin-Scott awarded the WISE Hero Award 2016 for her work in gender equality and STEM

Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, senior Pro-Vice Chancellor at Swansea University, and a Trustee for the Daphne Jackson Trust since 2015, was recognised with the WISE Hero Award for her significant impact in encouraging other women in their organisations and wider – in microbial research, open source software and coding for girls.

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Thirty years of Daphne Jackson Fellowships

2016 is an important year for the Daphne Jackson Trust. We will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of the first fellowship being awarded since the launch of the pilot project in 1986 by Professor Daphne Jackson.

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What we do

The aims of the Daphne Jackson Trust are:

• to enable women and men to return to research with confidence after a career break
• to maintain a talented STEM workforce by offering flexible fellowships
• to support equality and diversity in the workplace
• to develop partnerships that extend the reach and increase the impact of the work of the Trust