12 episodes

Award-nominated charityPride in STEM is bringing forth discussions, insights, and solutions to barriers faced by LGBTQIA+ people in STEM

Pride in STEM Podcast Pride in STEM

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Award-nominated charityPride in STEM is bringing forth discussions, insights, and solutions to barriers faced by LGBTQIA+ people in STEM

    Inclusivity In Medicine Still Fails Black People

    Inclusivity In Medicine Still Fails Black People

    Discussions of inclusivity in STEM too often do not address major diversity issues, in particular, they do not centre the needs of people of colour. Medicine is no exception and many steps can be taken to ensure medicine is a safe space and safe for all, whether they're a staff member or a patient. Our host Craig Poku (he/they) is joined by the wonderful Dr Kayode Oki (he/him) in the finale of Season 2. Dr Oki discusses his journey through medical school, the barriers he faced at different stages, and what he's doing to ensure that medicine is safe for Black people.

    • 34 min
    The Inescapable Link Between Science Communication & Identity

    The Inescapable Link Between Science Communication & Identity

    Scicomm is critical to translate complex scientific challenges to a range of audiences. But often, the fact that 'the messenger is just as important as the message' is ignored. Host Dr Craig Poku (he/they) is joined by the wonderful Sarah Cosgriff (she/they). She discusses her scicomm journey and how her intersecting identities allowed her to engage with new audiences.

    • 35 min
    Hidden Voices: Challenges Within The Climate Justice Movement

    Hidden Voices: Challenges Within The Climate Justice Movement

    Marginalised voices are often excluded within the climate justice movement, a movement that is in itself often ignored when it comes to the unfolding Climate Crisis. In this episode, Craig Poku (he/they) is joined by Dr Salma Sabour (she/her) to discuss research, and more specifically, the steps she's taken to ensure no voices are left out of the picture when it comes to one of the biggest challenges facing humanity today.

    • 34 min
    Outside The Binary: Navigating A Career In STEM As An Intersex Person

    Outside The Binary: Navigating A Career In STEM As An Intersex Person

    When you have specific identities, engaging in a career in STEM can be difficult. Sadly, this is the case if you identify as intersex. However, what can we learn from those who are intersex to address their specific barriers? Joining Craig Poku (he/they) is Claudia Astorino (she/her), where she'll talk about her career in STEM as someone who is intersex, the challenges she's faced personally, and what we can learn to address barriers as a community. 

    • 28 min
    The Invisible Barriers To Being A Volcanologist In The Modern Day

    The Invisible Barriers To Being A Volcanologist In The Modern Day

    Disabilities have been shown to impact your career path, especially when you want to partake in STEM. However, how do they cause specific problems when you have a chronic illness? Joining Craig Poku (he/they), in today's conversation is the wonderful Dr Jazmin Scarlett (she/her) who talks about her career and the barriers she faced when engaging in volcanology.

    • 29 min
    Navigating Academia When You Are Neurodivergent

    Navigating Academia When You Are Neurodivergent

    In this episode, Dr Craig Poku (he/they) are joined by the brilliant Dr Matt Frost (he/him). The discussion focuses on the additional struggles of navigating academia and a science career as someone who is neurodivergent as well as the solutions the academy could take to create a more inclusive environment.

    • 32 min

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