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POSTPONED – Wikipedia edit-a-thon

Posted on 29 August 2023 by nilsrehm

DUE TO LOW NUMBERS WE HAVE HAD TO POSTPONE THIS EVENT BUT WATCH THIS SPACE FOR A NEW DATE! Ever felt like Wikipedia entries are not as diverse as they […]


Understanding the needs of neurodivergent students

Posted on 27 July 2023 by nilsrehm

The DiSTEM network joined forces with the Neurodiversity and Inclusion network on 5th July to start discussions around how we can better adapt our teaching and assessment practices for neurodivergent […]


Running inclusive meetings

Posted on 10 May 2023 by Wendy Sadler

In our last DiSTEM event on 26th April it was fascinating to hear more from Dr Ceri Morris (Lecturer in Educational Development) about how we can all make our meetings […]


Navigating the path from Parent to Professor

Posted on 10 February 2023 by Gayathri Eknath

The Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) network is running the first event of 2023 showcasing the lives of academic parents. Primary caregivers working in academia face the immeasurable challenge of having to […]


LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2022

Posted on 7 November 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

The Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) network will be hosting an in-person session on Friday 18th November where we will livestream a celebration of Pride in STEM day. This event is […]

Black scientists showcase

Posted on 25 October 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

October is the black history month in the UK. As such, as for the last year, it is our pleasure to introduce you to a few among the hundreds of black […]

Celebration of Women in Mathematics!

Posted on 18 May 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

It was our great pleasure to host a DiSTEM event on 11th May 2022 celebrating (one day earlier!) the Women in Mathematics day. We invited talks from three speakers: Marina […]

Making sense of racial microaggressions

Posted on 1 May 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

The April 2022 event of the DiSTEM (Diversity in STEM) network was ‘Making sense of microaggressions', featuring Susan Cousins and Barry Diamond. The event took place online on Wednesday April […]

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

LGBTQ+ Stories in STEM

Posted on 11 February 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

To celebrate LGBT+ History Month, we invited speakers from the LGBT+ community to speak about their experiences of working in a STEM field. The event aimed to raise awareness of […]

Hidden Disabilities

Posted on 28 January 2022 by Gayathri Eknath

DiSTEM's first event! On January 26th 2022, the first Diversity in STEM (DiSTEM) event of the year took place - and it was a major success! We had a record […]