Kate Hall celebrates four formidable African-American scientists who fought racial and gender biases in their field.
In light of celebrations for International Women’s Day on the 8th March, when the phenomenal achievements made by women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) are ever so briefly recognised and […]
Since it began in 1994, LGBT history month has been an opportunity for us to celebrate the contributions and remember the sacrifices of queer individuals. STEM subjects at Universities in the UK are on an […]
In a generation tormented with the increasing pressures of achieving financial stability, a growing number of students are opting for STEM subjects and careers rather than the supposedly “indulgent” arts and humanities discipline. An important […]
A simple Google search for ‘women and science’ brings up a plethora of web sites aiming to encourage women in the subject. But weirdly, when I see this, I get an uneasy feeling. I am […]
If you’re looking for some ‘light’ relief after the first week of lectures then Leeds Light Night is for you. Every year the city centre is illuminated with a mix of theatre, film, dance, music […]