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  • May 09 2021

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    The pandemic has seen the numbers of grant applications from female academics plummet. Currently, less than 20% of professors are women and the pandemic will set back gender equality in academia even more. Read More or check out our website for more stories

  • Apr 08 2021

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    In August 2017, faced with the increasing probability of drastic budget cuts under the Trump administration, the NSF Directorate of Biological Sciences announced it would no longer be funding its long-praised Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIGs). This decision marked a turning point in f...

  • July 30 2020

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    An email buzzed my phone: Volunteer Meeting at 4 pm. I smiled. It was that time of the year again. The silent maze of aisles wrapping our labs will come alive with bustling curiosity, eyes glazed in awe of the grandness of all the shiny things around, heads and hearts absorbing everything the ears g...

  • July 16 2020

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    By: Linda Corcoran Accessibility tends to be a major topic in regards to science communication (sci-comm). However, most of the time, people only refer to making the content accessible to the general public, neglecting to take into account those with disabilities. Considering the audience is essenti...