Contributions to publications on EDI (authored or interviewed)

Honours and invitations (selected)

July 2020 – Shortlisted for the UK National Diversity Award as a “positive LGBTQ+ rolemodel” (outcome announced in Feb 2021)

July 2020 – Invited speaker for Pride Month lecture – Department of Chemistry, University of York

July 2020 – Invited speaker for Pride Month event – Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, The University of Glasgow

February 2020 – Keynote speaker at the PRISM Exeter event for LGBT History month, University of Exeter

January 2019 – Keynote speaker at the LGBTQ+ STEMinar held in the Institute of Physics, London

July 2018 – Keynote speaker at the LGBT+ STEM day conference, The University of Sussex


Professional roles in EDI

Nov 2016 – Oct 2018 – Committee member of the Athena SWAN committee for the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds

Jan 2019 – Ongoing – Pool reviewer for UK Athena SWAN network via Advance HE

Feb 2019 – Ongoing – Member of the The Inclusion Group for Equity in Research in STEMM (TIGERinSTEMM)

March 2020 – June 2020 – Elected (ordinary) member of the Women in Physics committee, Institute of Physics

March 2020 – Ongoing – Member of the Life Sciences committee of the Royal Microscopical Society

April 2020 – Ongoing – Co-lead of LGBTQ+ STEM

July 2020 – September 2020 – Member of the TIGER in STEMM summer webinars series organising committee



updated September 2020