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Navigating Reasonable Adjustments

Reasonable adjustments help to remove barriers for disabled scientists and to improve accessibility and inclusion within education and employment. Often, the process of requesting reasonable adjustments can be lengthy and arduous. This can create additional barriers for disabled scientists. Here are some tips to help make the process easier: For individuals – 1. Apply in […]

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Are we commoditising Neurodiversity in the Workplace?

In recent years, neurodiversity has become a buzzword within the business world. Although companies are increasingly looking to recruit members of the neurodivergent community, it is unclear if we are truly building an inclusive workforce. “… the unemployment rate for neurodivergent adults is three times the rate for people with a disability and eight times

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Spotlight Series Now Live

It’s finally here! The full set of 12 poster resources for the Spotlight Series: Celebrating Disabled Scientists project are now available to download from the Compound Interest website. In 2022, we had the privilege of participating in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Disability and Accessibility Roundtable. Discussions explored the leaky pipeline of disabled talent, which

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Team Shout-Out

Please join us in sending a massive congratulations to Dr Stephen Buckley for his recent Nature article. The article challenges previous beliefs that seaweed was excluded from human diets in the Neolithic period. Whilst seaweed consumption was initially thought to have stopped following the widespread transition to farming, Dr Buckley and his team present evidence,

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