Gayathri Eknath

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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 from Computer Science, Engineering and Physics & Astronomy. Chaired by Professor Erminia Calabrese, the event was open to undergraduates and any staff or researchers (of
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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 who identify as LGBTQIA+ (i.e. Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans/Trans+, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Ace/Agender or otherwise not cisgender and/or not straight).  We often think of STEMM as
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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 communications with our family and friends, something I’m sure many of us had started taking for granted. During this time of lockdown, my mum has
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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 when you hear ‘diversity’, ‘disability’, ‘mental health’, ‘gender’ and ‘access’? How do you feel about ‘LGBTQ+’? These are the questions that I think lie at
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