BME and STEM engagement – Can we do more?


I originally published this article for the Aspiring Professionals Hub in 2015. It’s still relevant to my work today as sadly much hasn’t changed in terms of representation in the STEM community. Do share your comments.   Up until 2011, the concepts of ‘science communication’ and ‘public engagement’ were alien to me. I had never been to a science fair, a science show or even visited a science museum! I had never sat in an audience where someone or a group of people discussed the range of opportunities and possibilities which could arise from pursuing a career within STEM. I belong to [...]