“Being who you are unapologetically is an act of resistance. Making yourself seen and heard and affirming your existence is revolutionary." In this issue’s Contributor Highlight, it’s Dr. Ron Hunter.
Thin films, infinite strength. "Sometimes they come to see an Oxford scientist, and are faced with a trans-woman covered in tattoos. That's great—let's break down those barriers." Meet Oxford University material scientist Dr. Clara Barker.
For this issue's Contributor Highlight, meet Dr. Tyler Kelly—LGBTQ STEMinar organizer, Assistant Professor at the University of Birmingham, researcher of higher-dimensional geometry, and walking proof of the staggering potential of every disgruntled 15-year-old.
In this issue's Contributor Highlight, meet ASU Director of the School of Life Sciences, Kenro Kusumi. "There has been tremendous progress in the four decades since I started training as a scientist—but there is still so much more that needs to be done."
Dr. Jessica Ware takes the stage—and it promptly collapses under the weight of her accolades. Curator at AMNH, co-founder of EntoPOC, President-Elect of The Entomological Society of America, first-ever 500QS contributor—and champion for a better world.