Diversity in STEM

Have you ever felt underrepresented within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) subject you are studying or want to study? Do you feel that currently, there is very little motivation to address the lack of diversity within STEM subjects? We would like you to join us in talking about diversity in STEM and help us to identify positive ways to bring about change. This ‘Diversity in STEM’ event will begin with a panel discussion focussed on overcoming barriers to progression and increasing awareness of career opportunities within STEM. Our panel will share their experiences of life as professional within the STEM sector. They belong to traditionally underrepresented groups such as: female (female aligned), BAME (British Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic) or LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender plus). Following the discussion, an opportunity for networking with speakers as well as local and national companies who hire STEM graduates. Fusion Society is collaborating with societies and departments across the university to bring you our third and final event. This event is open to all. Follow the link to secure a FREE ticket. Panellists include: Prof Marina Resmini- Chemistry, Queen Mary Ms. Teil Howard-Met Office Dr. Erinma Ochu -Science communication and future media, University of Salford Prof. David K Smith- Chemistry, York University Prof. Dorothy Monekosso- Computing, Creative Technologies & Engineering, Leeds Beckett University Prof. Uvanney Maylor- Research in Education, University of Bedfordshire Ms. Carren Holden- Airbus Local Companies attending: Edwards Vacuum Amec Foster Wheeler/Wood AstraZenca Rolls-Royce Ziylo Ltd. Met Office


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  • Fusion UoB
  • Bristol University LGBT+ Society

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