Inventing Ourselves: Responsibility and Diversity in Research

This piece was a contribution to the wonderful book by Gavin Brown, Chapter X in How to Get Your PhD: A Handbook for the Journey (OUP, 2021). It shares one view on how we, as scientists, can respond to diversity and inclusion, and hopefully interesting to everyone (beyond the early-career scientist). A letter to the ...

Queering Machine Learning

Queering Machine Learning
I am incredibly humbled to have been able to give a short talk at the Queer in AI workshop at ICML2020. This is the text of the talk. Watch the video. Look through the slides. What an experience we are all having in recording these videos! Of all the videos you could be watching, Thank ...

Queer Exceptionalism in Science

Queer Exceptionalism in Science
Written during the 2020 LGBTQ History Month Remembrance that takes place during February each year in the UK.Read in 5mins (800 words) Today’s queer scientist is exceptional. Exceptional as in extraordinary and remarkable; exceptional as in unusual and strange. This is a state of ambiguity that isn’t surprising, since each year, especially during LGBTQ History ...