Jeremy Yoder presents the latest Biosciences #Inspire lecture to celebrate Pride Month
The hashtag #Inspires is truly suitable for these series as I feel very inspired now. Hearing the stories of all these people in the field I am looking to join one day was very touching. I believe we will keep on improving the inclusivity of our societies going forward!
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The University of Sheffield's Biosciences departments were delighted to welcome Dr Jeremy Yoder, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at California State University Northridge, as a recent speaker for the Biosciences #Inspire lecture series.
The Biosciences #Inspire lectures aim to champion scientists from underrepresented and minority groups in the Biosciences, and promote discussions about how to create a more inclusive working and learning environment.
This event was aimed at raising the visibility and support of LGBTIQ+ people across the Biosciences. It consisted of a talk from an invited speaker outside the University and was followed by a discussion panel with people from across the Biosciences.
Dr Yoder talked about his experiences as a member of the LGBTIQ+ community within the educational system in general and how to make scientific workplaces more welcoming.
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