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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 Officers, Luisa Vieites Rodrigues and Zac O'Sullivan, are working closely with leadership and the EMBL community. In this interview, they share their…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

Lab Matters

Illustration of gender balances in academia

Closing the gender gap

To explore the origins of gender imbalances in academia and possible ways of overcoming them, international experts will meet for the virtual EMBL | EMBO | HHMI conference ‘Gender Roles and their Impact in Academia’ from 13–15 Oct 2020. The conference’s outcomes will be integrated into a…

By Marius Bruer


Dr Cristian D. Magnus

The challenge of diversity

Dr Cristian D. Magnus discusses LGBTQ+ issues and diversity in science

By Fabian Oswald


Is the sex of animals misdirecting research?

The sexual dimorphism dilemma

IMPC explains how much the sex of animals is misdirecting research results

By Oana Stroe


Best Practice for Supporting Women in Science 2016

Leading the way for gender equality

Award acknowledges leadership in gender equality on the Wellcome Genome Campus

By Mary Todd Bergman

Lab Matters

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Childcare at EMBL events

EMBL PlayLab now available at 22 conferences hosted in Heidelberg

By Julie Heinecke


BioBeat15: Ruth McKernan, CEO of Innovate UK

BioBeat15: Translating genomics into biobusiness

Connecting entrepreneurs and world leaders in genomics to address opportunities and challenges.

By Mary Todd Bergman


Sex in Science Award 2015

Supporting women in science

Wellcome Genome Campus gives first Best Practice Award for Supporting Women in Science.

By Mary Todd Bergman

Lab Matters


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