Why Physics (Still) Lacks Diversity

The lack of diversity in physics is a known problem, and yet efforts to change our demographics have only had minor effects during recent decades. What do we mean by “diversity”? Why is it important? Why haven’t our efforts been successful? Michael Kilburn, Ph.D., presents research from all STEM fields as we explore reasons for the lack of diversity at different academic levels, and reveal barriers that blind us to excellence.

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Our Universe Revealed aims to give you an insight into the world and universe around us, demystifying phenomena and explaining the concepts which govern everything we see. Hosted by the Department of Physics, this public talk series aims to make Physics accessible to all.

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April 21, 2020

Science and TechnologyCenter for Astrophysics (CANDU)College of Sciencedigest158DiversityJonathan CrassMichael KilburnOur Universe RevealedPhysics