UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


MAPS Lunch Hour Conversations 2020-2021 on Tackling Racial Inequity in Higher Education and STEM

11 November 2021, 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

MAPS Lunch Hour Conversation Nov 2021

The next MAPS Lunch Hour Conversation will take place on Thursday 11 November 2021, with a panel of student and early career doctoral researchers discussing race equity and belonging within academia and the scientific community.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students






Alexandra Olaya-Castro

After some short introductions the event will run in a Q&A format where the audience can also submit questions. All staff and students in UCL are welcome to attend.

Our panellists are:

Ramota Adelakun (she/her) who is completing a PhD at UCL, studying the intersection between biological and social sciences, and is the organiser of the UCL Black Doctoral Student Network @UCLBlackDocNet. 

Jude Ikechukwu Ayogu (he/him) who is a GRS/ORS scholar completing a PhD in the Department of Chemistry at UCL with a specialisation on organic synthesis and chemical biology. He is also an academic staff at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.

Pruthvi Mehta (she/her) who is a completing a PhD at the University of Liverpool doing research on supernova relic neutrinos. She is a co-founder of POC Squared and contributing columnist for Physics World (Institute of Physics).

Karel Green (she/her) who is completing a PhD at the University of Nottingham on Black Holes, AGN and Galaxy Evolution. Karel is a co-founder of POC Squared and contributing columnist for Physics World (Institute of Physics).

Abbie Bray (she/they) who is completing a PhD at UCL, doing research on photoelectron holography for attosecond physics, and is the coordinator of UCL Women in Physics Group

Please join Ramota, Jude, Karel, Pruthvi and Abbie at our online panel event on 11 November and have your questions ready!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.