Posts tagged 'Diversity in Science'

Interviews with Scientists: Jazmine I. Benjamin

Interviews with Scientists: Jazmine I. Benjamin

Jazmine I. Benjamin is a Biomedical Sciences PhD candidate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. We spoke to Jazmine about her current research, her thoughts on diversity in science and her passion for science communication.

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Interviews with Scientists: Dr Enitome Bafor

Interviews with Scientists: Dr Enitome Bafor

Dr Enitome Bafor is a postdoctoral research fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and was the overall winner of our Lab Heroes Awards in 2018. We caught up with Enitome to find out how her career is progressing and what she is working on currently.

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10 Award-Winning Black Scientists You Should Know About

10 Award-Winning Black Scientists You Should Know About

It’s Black History Month in the UK, and we’re using our platform to celebrate ten incredible black scientists whose work is not only changing the world, but who are also leading the way for diversity and racial equality in STEM.

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Walking With "Them": The Academic Elites

Walking With "Them": The Academic Elites

A frank and thought-provoking look at the challenges faced by a 'working-class' PhD student. Guest blog author Summer Rosonovski highlights some of the struggles of social mobility in academia, and the progress academia must make to retain talented working class scientists...

Promoting Diversity In STEM Online

Promoting Diversity In STEM Online

How we can better promote diversity in STEM online? Mackenzie Lemieux and Rebecca Zhang discuss how they discovered the power of Wikipedia - how it can be used to increase the representation of women in STEM, and leave a lasting impact on current and future generations of STEM leaders.

A Plastic Brain and the Malleability of Bias: Using Neuroscience to Address Underrepresentation in STEM

A Plastic Brain and the Malleability of Bias: Using Neuroscience to Address Underrepresentation in STEM

Mackenzie Lemieux, from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and founder of SAID in STEM, shares her thoughts and insights on how we can use neuroscience to address underrepresentation in STEM - find out about SAID, bias in STEM and what we can do about it, in this fascinating article...

Gender Bias From A Woman In Science

Gender Bias From A Woman In Science

We are delighted that neuroscientist Kay Tye, Professor at the Salk Institute, and former Associate Professor at MIT, has shared her thoughts, experience and knowledge with us. Read her fascinating, sometimes shocking and extremely thought-provoking article on gender bias in science...

Supporting Women in STEM: All You Need To Know About The 2019 Scientista Symposium

Supporting Women in STEM: All You Need To Know About The 2019 Scientista Symposium

Jackie Giovanniello is Symposium Director for the Scientista Foundation - here she talks about women in STEM, the important role of the Scientista Foundation, and the forthcoming Symposium...

Seeing Yourself In Science: Reflections Of An Undergraduate

Seeing Yourself In Science: Reflections Of An Undergraduate

Our amazing guest blogger Jess Walsh shares her thoughts, wisdom and experience on the issues surrounding diversity in STEM.