The eventful journey in tackling the AIDS pandemic ‒ from social stigmas to scientific controversies
The year is 2020. Paul is sleeping rough in a churchyard in Oldham, England. A pandemic is raging across the planet, but, pre-occupied with the task of finding a ‘home’ for the night, Paul has no idea, until he sees the streets of Oldham become almost completely empty, from one day to the next.
How far are we from the vision of precision medicine that is so commonly presented to us?
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.
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?