Celebrating 10 years of Diversity in Science grants

Don’t have an idea and need some inspiration?
Have a look at some of the projects we have supported over the last 10 years.


Taking “Pride” in STEMM

By Claire Davies

When a member of the public is asked to picture a scientist, their mind’s eye is likely to conjure up an Einstein-like figure of a man draped in a lab coat with shabby white hair. Meanwhile, if they are asked to picture someone who is LGBTQ+, they are likely to instead think of an effeminate male actor or a short haired female comedian.


Exploring creativity in STEM public engagement

By Lorna Dougan 

In 2015, I was fortunate to be awarded a Biochemical Society Diversity in Science grant along with artist Rhiannon Gregory, as well as Andy Wilson and Paul Turner who I met through an arts-makers-scientist organisation at Leeds called The Superposition

Dundee Women’s Festival –
Diversity in Science project

By Amy Cameron

Public engagement is an opportunity for communities to gain an insight into current research and the people behind it. Just as importantly, it also offers scientists themselves a space to learn.



Is there a doctor in the room?

By Thomas Tagoe

Smart students study science and science students become doctors. Regardless of which part of the world you grew up in, you will be familiar with this statement or a modified version that shares the same sentiment.