Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in science (Part 2)
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Representation in science: https://www.cell.com/cell/pdf/S0092-8674(20)30740-6.pdf

Parachute research:https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(18)30239-0/fulltext

The culture of research and how it needs to change: https://www.forbes.com/sites/madhukarpai/2019/11/10/global-health-research-needs-more-than-a-makeover/#71523e2a7e34

Covid-19 and overlooked research from the global South: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/21/africa-coronavirus-successes-innovation-europe-us

Diversity and Inclusion podcast: https://www.mildon.co.uk/podcast

Guest information:

Diversity and inclusion in academic institutions 

Soundbite: Dr. Ozama Ismail  is a neuroscientist studying dementia.  He co-founded the Minorities in STEM network, and is passionate about raising LGBTQ+ voices within science and ethnic minority groups. Oz co-hosts "Why Aren't You A Doctor Yet?" which tells compelling and diverse stories, combining science and tech with popular culture and comedy. @MinoritySTEM

Ijeoma Uchegbu is Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience, Pro-Vice Provost for Africa and The Middle East  at University College London. She is Chief Scientific Officer of Nanomerics Ltd, editor of three books, a named inventor on 11 granted patents and has authored over 180 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

Dr. Saher Ahmed is Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Genome Research Limited. Saher has 15 years’ experience working in the area of EDI and has set-up national projects and organisational strategy. Saher completed her PhD in Nuclear Physics at the University of Birmingham, UK and has two children @EqualityScience



Editing by Mariana Vaz, https://www.marianacpvaz.com/

Research: Alice Matimba, Isabela Malta, Christine Boinett and Emmanuela Oppong

Producers: Alice Matimba (Senior Producer), Isabela Malta (Producer), Christine Boinett (Creator and Executive producer) and Emmanuela Oppong (Producer).

Host: Isabela Malta (Part 1), Christine Boinett (Part 2), Alice Matimba (Part 3 & 4)

Media and Marketing: Catherine Holmes




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