114: Diversity in science (with Jess Wade)

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Episode: 114: Diversity in science (with Jess Wade)
Pub date: 2020-08-17

We chat with Jess Wade (Imperial College London) about diversity issues in science, including her work increasing the profile of underrepresented scientists on Wikipedia and on getting more young women into science.

Here’s what we cover:

  • Jess’ Wikipedia page
  • Inferior, by Angela Saini
  • What’s involved when making a bio page?
  • The “notability” criteria for adding a scientist’s bio on wikipedia
  • Listen to Wikipedia grow on Hatnote
  • Don’t write your own page, even under a psuedonym.
  • What’s the best way to get girls into science and engineering?
  • The lack of diversity in science award winners
  • Follow Jess on Twitter!
  • The opportunuties provided by social media
  • Using social media to scope out new labs

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Music credits: [Lee Rosevere](

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Episode citation
Quintana, D.S., Heathers, J.A.J. (Hosts). (2020, August 16) “114: Diversity in Science (with Jess Wade)”, Everything Hertz [Audio podcast], DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/A6VMU

Special Guest: Jess Wade.

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