Interviews

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  1. Image of Disabled in Higher Ed team member Linda Corcoran

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Disabled in Higher Ed

    Conversations about the lack of diversity in academia need to include the needs and experiences of students and staff with disabilities.
  2. Image of three members of Científico Latino, Dr Robert W. Fernandez, Olivia Goldman and Cathy Amaya

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Científico Latino

    The application process for PhD programs in the United States disadvantages students from underrepresented groups.
  3. Image of interviewee Phyllis Kalele

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: GenderInSITE

    Phyllis Kalele describes how family responsibilities, a lack of mentorship, and ‘old boys’ clubs’ are some of the challenges faced by women working in science across the African continent.
  4. Image of The STEM Village founder Matthew Sinton

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: The STEM Village

    Matthew Sinton, founder of The STEM Village, describes how to make academic spaces more inclusive for the LGBTQ+ community.
  5. ASPIRES logo provided by UCL Institute of Education showing a row of short grey pencils with three taller red pencils inserted near the middle.

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: ASPIRES

    A longitudinal survey of young people in the UK has found that girls, working-class and minority ethnic students feel they have to work harder to be seen as ‘authentic’ science students.
  6. Image of interviewee Marcus Lambert. Image credit: Avelino Amado

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Marcus Lambert

    Marcus Lambert, Assistant Dean of Diversity at Weill Cornell Medicine, describes how improving diversity in the scientific workforce is going to take more than attracting students from underrepresented groups.
  7. The TIGERS at a meeting in 2019

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: TIGER in STEMM

    Izzy Jayasinghe talks about efforts to change the system for funding research in the UK and make academic culture more inclusive, accessible and diverse.
  8. Photograph of Wendy Marie Ingram

    Mental Health in Academia: How to enact change

    Postdoctoral fellow and activist Wendy Marie Ingram explains how she trains, educates and works with students and faculty to improve academic mental health.
  9. Claire Le Pichon. Image credit: Jeremy Swan

    First Paper as PI: Claire Le Pichon

    An experience in industry can provide a new perspective on how to run a lab as a group leader.
  10. A group of people standing together. Image credit: Public domain

    Mental Health in Academia: “I'm sure that sometimes I miss the signs”

    A lab manager discusses how to support lab members, especially during fieldwork.