ACEMS' Yanan Fan is a statistician at UNSW. But in this episode, she reaches out to three women in STEM outside of stats at her home university to give you a taste of what their science is like, why maths is so important, and the importance of getting more women into STEM.
She talks to: (pictured above - left to right)
- Dr Alina Ostafe: Senior Lecturer in Pure Mathematics at UNSW (interview is at 2:10)
- Dr Sarah Martell: Senior Lecturer in Astrophysics at UNSW (interview is at 15:00)
- Prof Emma Johnston: Professor of Marine Ecology & Ecotoxicology, Dean of Science at UNSW, and President of Science & Technology in Australia (STA) (interview is at 31:30)
Update - Yanan Fan and Prof Emma Johnston were two of the authors in a major study released in February 2019 about gender and cultural bias at the university level. You can read more about that research here: https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/general/gender-and-cultural-bias-exists-against-teachers-university-level-study-shows