Community and visibility are needed for everyone LGBTQ+ in STEM

By Bini Charingbold (she/her) Warning: this article contains instances of homophobic violence. You may have seen a recently published paper that examined inequalities faced by those within the LGBTQ+ STEM community, which comes to the conclusion that those who are openly LGBTQ+ are at a disadvantage in STEM compared to those who are not. Whilst... Continue Reading →

An interview with Bini Claringbold

Name: Bini Claringbold Current Job: PhD Student Scientific Discipline/Field: Organic synthesis, biochemistry, medicinal chemistry Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B, P Twitter or other social media handle: @BiniClaringbold What does your job involve? My current research involves synthesising a series of different compounds (sequenced defined polymers) that can disrupt the protein-protein interactions of a... Continue Reading →

On Dichotomania

by MaryLena Bleile The main axiom by which I live my life is as follows: Beauty is the dominant Eigenvalue and is the final end that I live for. Further, Beauty is achieved through balance. Why I believe these is kind of outside the scope of what I want to write about today, so I’ll... Continue Reading →

An interview with MaryLena Bleile

Name: MaryLena Bleile Current Job: Ph.D Student Scientific Discipline/Field: Statistics Country: Canadian (U.S. Foreign National) Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B Website: MLenaBleile.tech Twitter or other social media handle: @ML_does_ML What does your job involve? Machine Learning (AI), Applied Math, programming How did you get to this job (education etc.)? B.S. (statistics) & B.Mus. (cello... Continue Reading →

An interview with Emily Harford

Name: Emily Harford Current Job: Principal Engineer in the Office of the Chief Engineer, UKAEA Scientific Discipline/Field: Nuclear Fusion Research/Engineering Governance Country: United Kingdom Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): L Twitter or other social media handle: @GayRollerCEng What does your job involve? I make sure that the engineering that other engineers (and sometimes physicists) try... Continue Reading →

An interview with Claire Malone

Name: Claire Malone Current Job: PhD Student at the University of Cambridge Scientific Discipline/Field: High Energy Physics Country: United Kingdom Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B, T, Q Website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claire-malone-370a26122/ Twitter or other social media handle: @geeknproud42 on Twitter and @clairenbmalone42 on Instagram What does your job involve? I analyse data from the ATLAS Experiment... Continue Reading →

An interview with Alex Blanchard

Name: Alex Blanchard Current Job: PhD Student Scientific Discipline/Field: Physics - Photonics Country: Scotland Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G Twitter or other social media handle: @_MacZander What does your job involve? PhD Title: “LED & CMOS Structured Light Systems for Multi-modal Optical Lithography” So I’m trying to use micro-LEDs and fancy photonics systems to... Continue Reading →

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