Native Scientist is a network of international scientists created to
tackle educational disadvantage through science outreach. We are
an award-winning non-profit organisation founded in London in 2013.
A future where everyone can
reach their full potential in
a globalized world.
To create social impact by promoting and exploiting cultural and linguistic diversity in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).
What we do
We bring together role models and migrant pupils to promote science and language integrated learning.
Our aims are 1) to inspire ethnic minority pupils to pursue higher education and consider STEM careers; 2) to empower international scientists to increase the impact of their research; and 3) to build a community of advocates for diversity and equality in education and the workforce.
Empowering migrant children through science.
Widening scientists' skills and participation in outreach.
Promoting STEM education and careers.
Celebrating heritage languages and multilingualism.
Discover how we started ☻
Native Scientist was founded in London in 2013 by two scientists, Joana Moscoso (biologist) and Tatiana Correia (physicist). Aware of the role in social development and cooperation that scientists could play, they developed an innovative science outreach approach based on role modelling and science and language integrated education. Fuelled by passion and commitment, Joana and Tatiana’s work and complementary skills were key to the growth of the project. Native Scientist is a spin-off of PARSUK (Portuguese Association of Researchers and Students in the United Kingdom).
Meet the people behind the scenes below. To discover our language/city coordinators, go here.
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