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Career stories: role models in STEM

Posted on 10 November 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

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 […]

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Black in STEM

Posted on 31 August 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

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 […]

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International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

Posted on 27 August 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

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 […]

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Celebrating UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

Posted on 19 February 2021 by Gayathri Eknath

On Thursday 11th February we celebrated the UNESCO International Day of Women and Girls in Science with a TWiSTEM (Trevithick Women in STEM) lunch event showcasing five of the inspirational PhD students we have […]

 

GW4 Diversity in Physics Conference

Posted on 12 November 2020 by Wendy Sadler

The Physics and Astronomy departments of the GW4 network* hosted a free 1-day online conference to mark LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2020. Aimed at staff and students from the physics sector […]

Cardiff University, GW4 and Prism Exeter celebrate Diversity and Inclusion for LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2020

Cardiff University, GW4 and Prism Exeter celebrate Diversity and Inclusion for LGBTQ+ STEM Day 2020

Posted on 4 November 2020 by Gayathri Eknath

By Wendy Sadler LGBTQ+ STEM Day is an annual global event held to raise awareness of the barriers to inclusion in (and progression through) STEMM subjects and careers faced by individuals […]

My STEM journey as a woman

Posted on 7 April 2020 by Gayathri Eknath

By Lowri Williams The events of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic have been unfortunate and unforgettable. But on the lighter side of things, it has also allowed an increase in our […]

Unravelling the Universe to the students at Howell’s School

Posted on 10 March 2020 by Gayathri Eknath

By Lucy Haslam We present below an account by Lucy Haslam on what messages she took away from the talks given by three Physics & Astronomy PhD students from Cardiff […]

What does inclusion mean to you?

Posted on 10 March 2020 by Gayathri Eknath

All views are my own and do not represent the host institution of this blog. What are the first thoughts that come to mind when you hear 'inclusion'? How about […]

Science Superheroes! Can role models positively influence children’s attitudes towards STEM careers?

Posted on 18 February 2019 by Naomi Dinmore

Last summer, I had the fantastic opportunity to take part in a real-life research placement through the Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP). It was exciting because I was able […]