Connect with us


‘I’m up for the fight’: Chris Jackson to be first black scientist to give Christmas lecture – The Guardian

Professor urges organisations to help tackle racism, misogyny and transphobia



Prof Chris Jackson, who this year will be the first black person to present the Royal Institution Christmas lectures, has said such organisations have a key role to play in addressing issues including racism and transphobia.
Jackson is one of three UK academics presenting this years lectures, called Planet Earth: A Users Guide.
Speaking to the Guardian, the professor of geology at Imperial College London said racism in the scientific community had prevented black academics from previously bein…

Click here to view the original article.

Safety Mate