Equal Futures podcast
Sharing the stories of diverse women in STEMM at UTS.
A new podcast from UTS and 2SER, as part of the Athena SWAN pilot at UTS, explores the perspectives of diverse women in STEMM.
Aiming to bring visibility to the distinctive challenges women face in these careers, this podcast is a hefty dose of insight into the culture and practices of a male-dominated industry that’s slowly changing. It’s also a dive into the minds of some of the incredible women working and creating change here at UTS.
Brilliance comes from all backgrounds. While we’re showcasing the importance and value of women in STEMM, we also celebrate the diversity of UTS’s STEMM community.
Introducing Equal Futures
Introducing the Equal Futures podcast and the people behind it.
Disrupting gender labels
Aggressive scientist or an assertive professional? In the field of material engineering, the label you receive can depend on your gender. For Dr Noushin Nasiri, this has made her more determined to break down gender barriers for future generations.
Dr Noushin Nasiri was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UTS and the Institute for Biomedical Materials and Devices (IBMD).
Statement from the heart
Aboriginal influence on Australian culture is more common that you might expect … but often overlooked. As an educator, Dr Megan Williams sees her role as bringing to light these influences and building on them to foster as sense of value, respect and a weaving of Aboriginal knowledges with other insights, especially in the field of health.
Dr Megan Williams is a Senior Lecturer in Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing at the Graduate School of Health. She specialises in teaching and learning about Aboriginal health and wellbeing. Megan is a Wiradjuri descendent with Anglo-Celtic heritage.
Beeing a woman in STEMM
Research scientist Dr Nural Cokcetin speaks about her experience as a woman scientist, role modelling to younger scientists, and … beekeeping.
Dr Nural Cokcetin is a postdoctoral researcher at the ithree Institute at UTS. She studied microbiology and molecular biotechnology, and now manages a multi-institutional, cross-disciplinary collaborative project, funded by the Rural Industrial Research & Development Corporation, developing understanding of the antimicrobial and prebiotic properties of Australian honey.