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.

Our vision

A future where everyone can
reach their full potential in
a globalized world.

Our mission

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).

Core Team

Meet the people behind the scenes below. 

Deputy Director

Fundraising Manager

Business Development Manager

Partnerships Manager

Data Manager

Native Training Manager

Impact Research Manager

Impact Report Manager

Blog & News Chief-Editor

Website & Social Media Manager

Social Media Content Writer

Native Awards Manager

Native Translations Manager

Native Certificates Manager

Creative Specialist

Native Schools - Coordinator Enrollment Manager

Native Schools - Teacher Requests Manager

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Cartas com Ciência 


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Advisory Board

Check the experts who advise us.



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Annual Report

Our Annual Report 19/20 (year 7) is now available here.