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Maia Shillam

Undergraduate Student at University of Plymouth

Maia Shillam is a third-year undergraduate student at the University of Plymouth (UK) studying Biological Sciences. She is currently undertaking her final year research project, where she is testing the microplastic fallout of ‘bioplastic’ teabags in soil and the adverse effects this may have on organisms, specifically earthworms. Once her studies are complete, she hopes to train to become a clinical scientist, specialising in embryology.

Maia Shillam's contributions

Co-developing inclusive and accessible e-learning resources: Placing disabled and neurodiverse student voices at the centre of our practice

A new ecology of higher education: Disability, access, participation and belonging

What is required to support disabled and neurodiverse university students into meaningful, work-based opportunities? A consultation undertaken through the University of Plymouth’s Office for...

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Blog post13 Jan 2023