Prospect warmly welcomed the first International Day of LGBT workers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in 2018. And we'll be marking it again on 5 July 2019.
”I asked them to take down the calendar with pictures of naked women, and they did. They probably moaned about it behind my back, but that’s better than the message it was giving out.”
Ada Lovelace day is a celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), says full-time Prospect organiser Jenny Andrew, herself a former research scientist.
Sarah Hughes is part-time assistant branch secretary, Scottish Government branch and part-time oceanographer at Marine Scotland.
For National Marine Week 2017, Ben Taylor who works at Plymouth Marine Laboratory has blogged for us about his work. Prospect is the main trade union representing marine professionals – so if you work in the marine sector find out more about joining us here. Ben is also the chair...
With a country still reeling from the general election result, the Brexit negotiations are supposed to start this week. Prospect will be working to influence them for the good of our members and the industries they serve.
I was brought up to see myself as a European. My mum was a language teacher and my dad a scientist. We frequently played host to visiting researchers or stray foreign exchange students. We had Asterix books in five languages, back-to-school stationery from France and Christmas decorations from German markets. ...
Scientists are a cautious, reticent breed. So what drove us to the streets on Saturday, in our thousands, to political demonstrations around the world?