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📝Conference Notes #3: Anti-racist and ‘decolonial’ activism in the academy and beyond

📝Conference Notes #3: Anti-racist and ‘decolonial’ 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 “Conference notes” 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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📝Conference Notes #2: Decolonise UCK Conference

📝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 “Conference notes” 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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📝Conference Notes #1: QMUL Women’s Cafe, March

📝Conference Notes #1: QMUL Women’s Cafe, March

The POC2 team attend different conferences regarding diversity and try to take as best notes as they can. The “Conference notes” 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

“I’m confident we’ll succeed.” – 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

“Science changed me, and allows me to make contributions to the world and everyone, regardless of their identity should have that right”. – 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: Dr. Jedidah C. Isler

Born: Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

Degree(s):

BS Physics, Magna Cum Laude, Norfolk State University

MA Physics, Fisk University

MS Physics, Yale University

PhD in Astronomy, Yale University

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

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