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LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2022

Posted on 7 November 2022 by DiSTEM

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 DiSTEM

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 DiSTEM

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 DiSTEM

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 DiSTEM

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 DiSTEM

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 […]

Logo design competition…DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Posted on 30 November 2021 by Wendy Sadler

Photo by Theme Photos on Unsplash In 2022 we will be re-launching our TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) networking group as DiSTEM (Diversity in STEM) to reflect that we want […]

Career stories: role models in STEM

Posted on 10 November 2021 by DiSTEM

On Friday 12th November from 12:30-13:30 the TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) group hosted an online lunch event showcasing four different careers from the inspirational staff we have in Maths and Physics […]

Black in STEM

Posted on 31 August 2021 by DiSTEM

For several years, the STEM sector has been encouraging women to enter the sector. However, there has been little focus on the journey of minoritized ethnicity women, and the unique […]

International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

Posted on 27 August 2021 by DiSTEM

International Women’s Day was celebrated worldwide on 8th March 2021. The theme for this year has been #ChoosetoChallenge with a special focus on our ability to call out gender bias and […]