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Nina @nina.draws.scientists

Nina @nina.draws.scientists

I think we can all agree that Nina's account is incredible. She strives constantly to include a diverse cast of women achieving incredible things to feature on her platform, raising awareness of some pretty badass women! I managed to meet Nina "in person" over google...

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Mary @marynguy

Mary @marynguy

Mary @marynguy runs an incredible blog alongside her job as a Structural Engineer for NASA. She advocates for wellness and self care (so important!), alongside being a modern day career woman in STEM and constantly lifting others in the community up. I could say more,...

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Rukia @lifewithrukia

Rukia @lifewithrukia

Rukia @lifewithrukia was recently featured on @nina.draws.scientists "Top Ten Heroines in STEM" (check out Nina's incredible illustration of her here) and this is when I first discovered her account. She is a force of nature and a strong advocate for representation in...

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Milena @nariel_137

Milena @nariel_137

Milena is an incredible woman that I met through instagram several months ago after discovering her blog "Tau Bytes". Running the account @nariel_137, she is constantly lifting others up and encouraging people to not be scared of maths and physics but to see the...

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Chloe @chloeandbeyond

Chloe @chloeandbeyond

Chloe managed to squeeze time into her packed schedule to have a chat with me this week! There is something wonderful about connecting with someone on instagram that you might not have met otherwise, so it was fantastic to finally meet her (somewhat) in person! Her...

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Aireal @girlswhohack

Aireal @girlswhohack

To carry on with the theme of inspiring women, I have reached out to women that I find inspiring and asked them some questions about themselves and what they do! Representation is so important for encouraging people to pursue careers in STEM: so show your family, your...

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Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks

If you took Biology in high school, I put money on it (or I would hope) that at some point your teacher/lecturer mentioned "HeLa Cells". It may have been briefly, if it was anything like my class the topic was dropped quickly, but nonetheless it lingers. What is HeLa?...

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What to do when you’re in a Creative Hiatus

What to do when you’re in a Creative Hiatus

I have seen a lot of instagram posts discussing motivation recently and it has me thinking about the things that I do to get me back into that frame of mind. I also recently attended an event where this was the main topic of discussion, mostly focused on creatives...

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Movement in Robotics

Movement in Robotics

One thing that I find particularly fascinating in robotics is the constant problem solving in movement. Generally, at least in my head, when you mention "robot" I have a biped in my head. Something with two legs that walks like we do. This sort of movement brings a...

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What is a Robot?

What is a Robot?

In a previous blog post I delved a little into the book by Isaac Asimov "I, Robot" and his three laws of robotics. Although interesting, this book remains fiction and our washing machines/actual attempts at robots are not really programmed with these laws [that we are...

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