August 2021

#PRIDEwithScientists: share your science!

Research by Cech and Waidzunas found that scientists belonging to the LGBTQ+ community are more likely to experience harassment in the workplace and be overlooked for opportunities, limiting their career progression. Inequalities within STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths) fields based on gender and ethnicity are more high profile, and it is believed that these inequalities exist due to underrepresentation of women and people belonging to ethnic minorities discouraging engagement with STEM. This is a seemingly vicious cycle which likely explains the poor visibility of LGBTQ+ people in science. LIVE with Scientists is committed to ensuring that science is accessible and… Read More »#PRIDEwithScientists: share your science!