The History of Black History Month – why does it matter?

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to write articles that celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Ambassador for Chemistry Elizabeth Barek explains why Black History Month is […]

Black History Month- Celebrating Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE Through Art​

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Editor Della Squires chose to celebrate Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE, who is a space scientist, […]

Black History Month- BJ ‘Mr. Crack’ Habibie

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to write articles that celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Ambassador to Indonesia Parsa Nayyara writes about the country’s 3rd president, […]

Black History Month- Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, FREng

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to write articles that celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Ambassador for Physics Prajna Nair writes about the many achievements of […]

Black History Month- The Mathematics of Ancient Indian Architecture

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to write articles that celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Senior Maths Editor Sarvani Kolachana writes about the mathematics of ancient […]

Black History Month- Drs. Kenneth B. Clark & Mamie Phipps Clark

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During Black History Month, which was celebrated in the UK in October, a number of YSJ team members took time out of their usual roles within the journal to write articles that celebrate the contributions of black and POC (person/people of colour) scientists. Here, Head of Editorial, Anne-Rosa Bilal writes about Drs. Kenneth B. Clark […]