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After the lecture: Tracey Brown

Tracey Brown from Sense about Science shares her thoughts on the need to empower women to share and access scientific…

By Ivy Kupec

Lab Matters

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EMBL prepares women postdocs for leadership

Members of EMBL’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee explain how EMBL is choosing to challenge through its LEAP mentoring…

By Guest author(s)

Lab Matters

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From crisis to recovery: achieving an equal future in a post-COVID-19 world

EMBL invites Simon Gallow, an advocate at UN Women UK, to give a talk marking International Women’s…

By Sara Verstraeten

Lab Matters

Roshni Mooneeram, EMBL Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Officer, strikes the #ChooseToChallenge pose with her hand high, pledging to call out bias and actively question stereotypes.

Opinion: Allyship and Women in Science

Roshni Mooneeram discusses what Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is to her, and what the meaning of allyship…

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Lab Matters

Statement on recent paper on mentorships in academia

EMBL’s Eileen Furlong, Chair of the Equality and Diversity Committee and Head of the Genome Biology Unit, responds to the recent Nature Comms paper…

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Lab Matters

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Taking charge by seeking ways to achieve gender balance

A three-day virtual conference, ‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’, explored how biology, social structures, and unconscious bias shape…

By Ivy Kupec

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Respecting diversity: the role of the scientist

Maria Arruda is on a mission to make scientists think more about the role they play in society. After a career in academia and the life sciences, she…

By Edward Prior

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Indirect impacts of a pandemic on women in science

The EMBL conference that explored direct and indirect impacts from the current pandemic on women in science allowed for information and story sharing…

By Ivy Kupec

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Pride at EMBL

EMBL brings together more than 1700 people from all over the world, from a variety of academic and cultural backgrounds. This creates an environment…

By Mathias Jäger

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EMBL's Equality and Diversity Officers. Zac O'Sullivan (left) and Luisa Vieites Rodrigues (right)

Equality and diversity at EMBL

EMBL is striving to make its labs and offices a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. To achieve this goal, EMBL's Equality and Diversity…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Lab Matters

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Science for all: the origins of Native Scientist

How Joana Moscoso bridges the gap between science and…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

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EMBL book club: a forum for diverse perspectives

The club provides a social outlet for EMBLers with a social…

By Cella Carr

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