The Sartorial Science Project is a Tumblr site dedicated to scientists who love fashion, and you can be a part of it too as an academic scientist!
Simply submit a photo of yourself and give the following details about your research and style inspiration:
Research in (10 words):
If my research were an item of clothing it would be:
It is the hope of the publishers that The Sartorial Science Project will show the public that we academics in science are fashionable and approachable, not boring and dull, sitting in a dusty office or always tucked away in the lab – the way people seem to think we are!
The project kicked off recently, and this is a call to you to be a part of it!
Send your responses to firstname.lastname@example.org (note the plural!)
Stylish Academic endorses The Sartorial Science Project.
We love this project because it keys in with our ethos that SMART and STYLISH are not mutually exclusive. Undoing this stereotype will not happen in a jiffy, but with more projects and blogs like this springing up, it is only a matter of time 🙂
Feature Photo: Women of Colour in Tech Chat/Flickr used with permission