Our support group British Asian LGBTI took part in Pride In London with the Naz and Matt Foundation and found ourselves on the big screen at Piccadilly Circus in central London a number of times during the day! Thank you to the organisers of Pride in London for giving us this opportunity!!
Growing up listening to the sounds of the sea in a shell. The entire seascape captured within the delicate structure of the conch. The inspiration of nature drove me to continuously spend my head in the books when away from the ocean. We didn’t say studying- we said wonder. Wonder about the abyss, the deepContinue reading “An ode to the oceanography degree”
This month I have decided to take part in the #30DayMapChallenge to consolidate my GIS mapping skills as well as think creatively about spatial data. The idea is to create (and publish) maps based on different themes on each day of the month using the hashtag #30DayMapChallenge, You can prepare the maps beforehand, but theContinue reading “#30DayMapChallenge”
After a lot of hard work, we’ve submitted our NERC EDI Hackathon proposal! If successful, http://findascienceberth.wordpress.com aims to increase the accessibility of obtaining ship berths by making use of spare capacity to provide training opportunities. Big shout out to the team: @BenFisher_ @KRHendry @AENMcGregor @SiddhiInGalway @allygully @DiverMads @KatieSieradzan @efdarlington @KJJVanLandeghem & Sophie Fielding for puttingContinue reading “Find A Science Berth: NERC EDI Hackathon”
Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering Network’s Experience of Unlearning Racism in Geoscience Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering (WICGE) is an international network of coastal geoscientists and engineers of all genders. It is led by a committee of fourteen female academic researchers all around the world, with a membership base of over 400 individuals.Continue reading “Challenger Society virtual Conference Talk on URGE- an anti-racism initiative in marine science”
This episode of Let’s talk social work podcast by British Association for Social Workers (BASW), made for Pride Month 2021, explores challenges facing British Asian LGBTQIA+ and the ways in which social workers can better support this community. Andy McClenaghan is joined by Siddhi Joshi, founder and chairperson of British Asian LGBTI online support group,Continue reading “Let’s talk social work podcast”
I have been invited to give a motivational seminar at the Institute of Zoology in London on Thursday 25th February 2021 and its entitled “Stepping stones and stumbling blocks… My experiences of intersectionality in marine science.” Looking forward to it! UPDATED: Blog post about the seminar and the talk can be found on the WomenContinue reading “Stepping stones and stumbling blocks… My experiences of intersectionality in marine science”
It’s an exciting time as the Seabed Habitats Seminar Series begins on Tuesday at 1300 GMT. This is a series of 12 online talks on various seabed habitats held on zoom on the last Tuesday of each month. Learn more about this and sign up for updates on the Seabed Habitats blog !
This is the time to be slowLie low to the wallUntil the bitter weather passes Try, as best you can, not to letThe wire brush of doubtScrape from your heartAll sense of yourselfAnd your hesitant light. If you remain generous,Time will come good;And you will find your feetAgain on fresh pastures of promise,Where the airContinue reading “This is the time to be slow”