STEM Equals Event Archive


► 10th March 2021: STEM Equals celebrated International Women's Day with a focus on the contributions from women researchers on sustainable development. Featured Speakers included Dr Tracy Morse, Senior Lecturer in environmental health and Head of University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Sustainable Development; Dr Tosin Somorin,  Lecturer/Chancellor Fellow (Energy), Chemical and Process Engineering (University of Strathclyde) and Ms Jenala Chipungu, Senior Social Behavioural Research Fellow based in Zambia, at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ).

► 18th November 2020: In honour of international LGBT+ STEM Day the STEM Equals team hosted an event focused on the contributions LGBT+ STEM researchers make in addressing climate change challenges.

► 4th November 2020: Pop Up Inclusion Matters Series 2020. Watch the STEM Equals presentation.

► 21st October 2020: STEM Equals, along with CILIA-LGBTQI+, hosted the event LGBT+ in HE: Building networks, making change  where we discussed how to create more inclusive research/working communities for LGBT+ people in higher education. The afternoon event included a keynote by Dr Izzy Jayasinghe, a panel discussion focused on LGBT+ people in higher education, and the official launch of the LGBT+ Staff and PhD Students Network at Strathclyde. 

► 28th August 2020: Watch Jessica and Marco contribute to the Equity, Advocacy, and Justice panel discussion for The STEM Village Symposium.

► 28th October 2019:  STEM Equals officially launched with a celebration attended by over 100 people and featuring six stellar guest speakers who discussed working cultures and diversity in STEM, and the work that needs to be done to create more inclusive STEM communities within academia and industry. Professor Scott MacGregor, Vice Principal, University of Strathclyde, provided the welcome for the event and Laura Watkin of UKRI offered an introduction to the EPSRC Inclusion Matters initiatives. Watch the presentation videos from the event.