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šŸ“Conference Notes #3: Anti-racist and ā€˜decolonialā€™ activism in the academy and beyond

šŸ“Conference Notes #3:Ā Anti-racist and ā€˜decolonialā€™ activism in the academy and beyond

The POC2 team attend different conferences regarding diversity and try to take as best notes as they can. The ā€œConference notesā€ series is a summary of these events and are comprised of: any topics that they found interesting, talking points and/or links to resources that were mentioned.

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šŸ“Conference Notes #2: Decolonise UCK Conference

šŸ“Conference Notes #2: Decolonise UCK Conference, March

The POC2 team attend different conferences regarding diversity and try to take as best notes as they can. The ā€œConference notesā€ series is a summary of these events and are comprised of: any topics that they found interesting, talking points and/or links to resources that were mentioned.

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šŸ“Conference Notes #1: QMUL Womenā€™s Cafe, March

šŸ“Conference Notes #1: QMUL Womenā€™s Cafe, March

The POC2 team attend different conferences regarding diversity and try to take as best notes as they can. The ā€œConference notesā€ series is a summary of these events and are comprised of: any topics that they found interesting, talking points and/or links to resources that were mentioned.

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Dr. Jessie Isabelle Price – Veterinary Microbiologist

Dr. Jessie Isabelle Price

ā€œIā€™m confident weā€™ll succeed.ā€ – Dr. Price commenting on her work regarding the avian diseases that affected Pekin Ducks – for which she developed a vaccine as a result of her extremely effective research. [5]

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Name: Dr. Jessie Isabelle Price

Life: 1st January 1930 – 12th November 2015 (85 years)

Born: Montrose, Pennsylvania

Died: Madison, Wisconsin

Degree(s):

BSc Microbiology, 1953, Cornell University

MSc Veterinary Bacteriology, Pathology, and Parasitology, 1958, Cornell University

PhD Microbiology, 1959, Cornell University

Occupation: Veterinary Microbiologist, tenured researcher, Professor of Microbiology

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Dr. Jedidah Isler – Astrophysicist

ā€œScience changed me, and allows me to make contributions to the world and everyone, regardless of their identity should have that rightā€. – Dr. Jedidah Isler, Black Holes, Blazars, and Women of Color in Science|Nat Geo Live, [9].

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Dr. Jedidah C. Isler. Source: [2.1]

Name:Ā Dr. Jedidah C. Isler

Born:Ā Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Degree(s):

BS Physics, Magna Cum Laude,Ā Norfolk State University

MA Physics,Ā Fisk University

MS Physics,Ā Yale University

PhD in Astronomy,Ā Yale University

Occupation:Ā Researcher in Astrophysics, consultant on ethnic diversity in STEM – focusing on black women in physics.

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