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Giving a JAM talk

On Friday, I headed back to Birmingham but this time to give a JAM talk!

JAM (Junior Award for Microbiology) talks are run by a group of early career researchers at the University of Birmingham, supported by the IMI Birmingham and the Microbiology Society. 395 more words

The Signature of All Things

Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things (2013) is a sweeping story about a woman scientist in a time when it was not expected or encouraged. 219 more words


New study says the gender gap in science could take generations to fix

The Conversation Luke Holman 20 April 2018

Without further interventions, the gender gap in the science workforce is likely to persist for generations, particularly in surgery, computer science, physics and maths. 7 more words

Leadership / Management

Early Women of Science, Technology, Medicine and Management


Salim Al-Hassani

This article is a paper submitted to and presented at WISE 2018: World Muslim Women’s Summit & Exhibition, organised by TASAM, Istanbul, Turkey, from 28th Feb – 4th March 2018. 8,786 more words


Hiruni Walimunige: Chief of Staff at Robogals Global

Hiruni Walimunige is a psychology student at the University of Melbourne. She is passionate about promoting STEM to primary and secondary school girls. As the Chief of Staff at Robogals Global she has the opportunity to engage and inspire school-aged students, encouraging them to pursue careers in STEM. 957 more words


Corals are smelly and other anecdotes from the field

There are so many things to love about fieldwork. As scientists, it’s an opportunity to finally get our hands dirty (so to speak) and interact with the systems we’re studying. 889 more words

Coral Reefs

Proud mentor moment!

This Wednesday, my undergraduate researcher presented her first poster, covering her preliminary results for her work on seasonality in nutrient cycling of a Michigan wetland. After the symposium, she let me know that she won an award for her poster and presentation! 30 more words

Grad School