There are some truly pressing problems in our times. These concern the survival of humanity. They can range from environmental to socio-economic such as climate change, world poverty, migration and gender inequality. These are problems which are prevalent in every city around the world. Today, the world is urbanizing at an alarming rate. The population … Continue reading Understanding the mathematics of scaling towards a sustainable future for humanity.
Following my last post on black holes, I want to write a small post focusing on what other kinds of objects could be in the sky. A more specific question is: What other objects does General Relativity (GR) predict? Also, physicists have long known that GR as it stands currently, cannot account for all the … Continue reading Tricksters in the Sky.
As a kid, I used to look up to the sky and try to count the number of stars. But I wasn't as intrigued by what happened inside of them till I heard the story of black holes. For the first time, I was super intrigued by these seemingly super mysterious points in our universe. … Continue reading Black Holes!
In this blog post, I will touch upon a not often thought of topic. How do architecture and physical details add to the lack of diversity in our workplaces? I have been thinking about this for a while because for a long time, ever since I have been in cold countries, for example, Canada, UK, … Continue reading Diversity in Constructions: Who are our cities built for?
Hello everyone. Today, I have been talking to a collaborator of mine regarding the complexity of factors that adds to gender skewness in the workplace. Often I have attended workshops, conferences and events where participants focus on one aspect which leads to the "leaky pipeline" of academia, so to say. Now, just to put it … Continue reading Complexity of Gender in Academia and how it adds to the Leaky Pipeline.
Recently I have been obsessed with cool animations as I described in my last post. I then went around searching for even more and the world of tumbler and pinterest did not disappoint! Check these bad boys out (all of them are from Pinterest and Tumbler): These look like some of the simplest ones to … Continue reading Cool Animations and Softwares to use for them.
Recently, when I was revamping my website, I was searching for cool animations to satisfy the sci-fi junkie inside of me and also to motivate myself to learn how to create some of those. I will post some of these amazingly funky animations here for your entertainment. Note that none of these animations belong to … Continue reading Beautiful Animations
A little bit about debating and privilege. It would be great to have the privilege to debate on everything as an academic and an ideal world exercise, but it is important to recognise that doing so, validates violence as a trickle down effect into the present day lives of many. Most debates I have seen … Continue reading Inclusive Logic
Last weekend, I was at Amsterdam representing the University of Sussex as a part of our equality and diversity team. My team comprised of Claire, who is the Vice-Chancellor of Equality and Diversity, Nicola, Katy and finally Daniel .. whose project "Grapheel/IRIS" we were showcasing. The team got ready to deploy after a lot of … Continue reading Inclusive STEM, it’s time to stop being Hypocrites.
So, I am thrilled to be representing Sussex tomorrow at the Equality in STEMM conclave at Amsterdam as part of the Equality and Diversity Group. In the light of that, here are some amazing slides I made showcasing all that Sussex is working for. ❤ Let's all move towards building a more inclusive STEM! Find … Continue reading Equality in STEMM Conclave