Lasana Harris, Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology at UCL, shares his thoughts about his identity as a person of colour in STEM and his career as a scientist in dehumanised perception.
Category: Special Issue: Diversity in STEM
Vanessa Diaz, Professor of Healthcare Engineering at UCL’s Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, shares her passion for increasing diversity and inclusion in STEM.
My Experiences in STEM with an Invisible Disability
On her experiences of breaking taboos, being a survivor of forced marriage, and sharing her story.
What prevents disadvantaged students from reaching their potential and flourishing in science?
Dr Michael Sulu, lecturer at UCL’s Biochemical Engineering Department, describes the challenges he’s faced as an ethnic minority within the STEM industry.
What can the government and universities do to stop the increasing homogenization of STEM in higher education?
The supposed paradox that countries with more gender equality see less women in STEM comes down to deep-seated stereotypes and bad science.
A brief history of eugenics at UCL, and why renaming is a necessary step in the right direction.
When you think of the word ‘inventor’, a few names may instantly come to mind: Benjamin Franklin, Steve Jobs, Alexander Graham Bell. But many of the inventions we use today are created by people whose names have been lost to history and who have overcome difficult racial or gender obstacles.