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Ancient Life on Earth: Palaeontologists Discuss Their Research

I've asked 5 palaeontologists to tell us about their research/work and what it may tell us about ancient life on Earth. Watch this video to find out more! Below are the Twitter links to each guest featured in this episode (and myself). Give them a follow and support their STEM journeys! Sarah Davis: https://twitter.com/PaleoFeathers Dr Dave Hone:...

All Things Microscopic: Scientists Tell Us About Their Research!

Today I've asked 4 scientists to tell us about their research in microbiology. Watch this video to find out more! Below are the Twitter links to each guest featured in this episode (and myself). Give them a follow and support their STEM journeys! Dr. Kat Milligan-Myhre: https://twitter.com/Napaaqtuk Dr. Efra Rivera-Serrano: https://twitter.com/NakedCapsid...

I Ask The Experts: What Is Your Favourite Bird? (Plus cool facts!)

Hello and welcome to another episode where we get to know amazing, real-life, relatable people in STEM! Today I've asked 5 bird experts "What is your favourite bird?" (and why). Watch this video to see their answers! Below are the Twitter links to each guest featured in this episode (and myself). Give them a follow and support their STEM journeys!...

I Ask Scientists: What Made You Interested In Space?

Hello and welcome to a new YouTube series where we get to know amazing, real-life, relatable people in STEM! I give them a question and show you their responses! Today I've asked 5 women in space to tell me what made/makes them interested in space. Watch this video to find out what they say! Below are the Twitter links to each guest featured in this...

Ep 6 | Autistic creator of Pokémon: Satoshi Tajiri

Welcome to the 6th episode where I highlight underrepresented STEM professionals. Diversity isn't limited to ethnicity and gender. Diversity can be found in the human brain: Neurodiversity. Here I give a brief introduction into neurodiversity and highlight a neurodivergent person in Technology and Engineering who has made (and is making) a big impact...

My journey to starting a PhD

By semi-popular demand I've decided to share my journey in science with you all! This is the 1st of a series of videos so stayed tuned for more. I hope you enjoy! 😊

Ep 5 | 10 African American Inventors: Black History Month

In honour of Black History Month in the US, I’ve brought you a different kind of episode. You won't just be getting 1 inspirational highlight… you'll be getting 10! 😱 Check out these wonderful African American inventors and feel free to add to this list in the comments below!

Ep 4 | The origins of human cell culture: Henrietta Lacks

The fourth underrepresented person who contributed to STEM is Henrietta Lacks. Although not a scientist, her cells have paved the way for advances in biomedical research. I highlight this as well as the scandal surrounding how these cells were acquired and used without her or her family’s knowledge or consent. If you want to find out more about his...

Ep 3 | The father of Quantum Statistics: Satyendra Nath Bose

The third underrepresented person in STEM to be highlighted in this series is the theoretical physicist Satyendra Nath Bose; the father of quantum statistics. To some, his work was not important enough for him to be awarded the Nobel Prize. However decades later, his legacy lives on. As the likes of Albert Einstein and Marie Curie are well-known for...

Ep 2 | 15 rejections and a Nobel Prize: Gertrude Elion

The second underrepresented person in STEM to be highlighted in this series is Gertrude Elion. She faced gender discrimination, had to quit her PhD, but went on to do outstanding work that changed the way drugs were discovered and developed. If you want to know more about her and her work, check out: Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gertrude_B._Elion...

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