Leadership in a Time of Change: Women in STEMM Leadership Roles

Because gender stereotypes have portrayed certain STEMM fields as masculine, leading to fewer women studying and working in STEMM, these fields tend to sustain exclusionary, male-dominated cultures that are not supportive of or attractive to women and other underrepresented groups. It is a perpetual cycle that we need to break.

A History of Queerness in STEMM

How might the challenges of belonging faced by queer scientists shape their unique contributions? Why do we continue to erase their histories from the narrative of scientific discovery? Uncovering hidden figures combats the ongoing lie that only a narrow few can do great science. They offer a powerful counter-narrative to the myth that science is the domain of straight, cis, white men.

Climate Change: What… or Who… is to Blame?

There are many factors that contribute to climate change, both in the past and in the present. They were present long before humans evolved; however, many things in our modern world produce extra greenhouse gases, like the burning of fossil fuels. Compared to other processes that produce greenhouse gases or warm our planet, how much are humans to blame, and what can we do about it?

The Rise of Misinformation & Disinformation

On digital platforms, disinformation can be introduced by a malicious group or individual, and then shared by many different people – who may have no intention to deceive – as misinformation. With a tsunami of misinformation impacting our public and environmental health and sowing sociopolitical discord around the world, how can we act to protect ourselves and our communities?

Surviving an Existential Crisis: Tackling Biodiversity Loss and Climate Change

Online abuse and bearing witness to the destruction of what many of us know (and love) intimately can take a heavy toll on scientists and environmental advocates. But the choices we make now will determine the future we inherit. Far from feeling that all is lost, Euan Ritchie urges all to speak and act for the voiceless, to care for and defend what you love.