The University of Birmingham virtually welcomed Dr Justin Varney (Director of Public Health, Birmingham City Council) as he gave a talk on LGBT+ STEM Day as part of the seminar series within the Institute of Microbiology and Infection. Dr Varney discussed inequalities in the workplace plus the Council’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The talk was hosted by Professor Willem van Schaik (Director, institute of Microbiology and Infection) and Dr Michael Cox.