An ode to the oceanography degree

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”

Find A Science Berth: NERC EDI Hackathon

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”

Challenger Society virtual Conference Talk on URGE- an anti-racism initiative in marine science

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”

Let’s talk social work podcast

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”

Stepping stones and stumbling blocks… My experiences of intersectionality in marine science

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”