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June 24, 2020

We are sharing a short list of resources in advance of our Unconference Online on July 9, where we will discuss dismantling systemic racism in STEM and how you can help the BLM and ILM movements.

If you know of an excellent resource that is not listed here, please feel...

February 13, 2020

Infectious diseases, especially ones that emerge from wildlife, have always fascinated me. When I started my PhD in 2014, the ebola virus outbreak was wreaking havoc in West Africa. Soon after, I became interested in studying neglected wildlife virus reservoirs and und...

October 23, 2019

The Membership Directory is now live and accessible to all members!

(Not available to the public)

For the past year, STAN has been working on refining our database in order to bring you this wonderful new tool. During the summer months, a representative of STAN emailed...

October 17, 2019

Consider this …

  • Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer for having written an algorithm that would allow a machine to carry out complex tasks that had not been pre-programmed.

  • Harriet Brooks Pitcher received her master’s degree in 1901; her wor...

August 22, 2019

In STAN's June blog post, Nathaniel Whelan highlighted the 2019 STAN Conference panel “Science as a Human Right”. Whelan pointed towards the panelists’ assertion that if science is a human right, then the right being protected is curiosity, commenting that “In the cont...

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