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Featured History: Dr. Rosalyn Yalow

This month’s Featured History exhibit focuses on Dr. Rosalyn Yalow, recipient of half of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Medicine for her work in developing radioimmunoassay for peptide hormones — a feat… 241 more words

Featured History

Women eXploring Space: Sarah Hargrove, Orion Software Engineer

Some of the worst stereotypes about engineers (reclusive, socially awkward, and stapler-obsessed…) revolve around those who work with the ultimate nerd machine: the computer. Sarah Hargrove, Orion Software Engineer, blows those stereotypes out of the water… 1,056 more words


Etheldred Benett - "Lady Geologist"

In the late 18th and early 19th century, men like James Hutton and Sir William Hamilton were widely respected earth scientists.

At the same time women were also contributing to the founding of the science of geology, but quietly. 712 more words

Geoscientist Of The Week

I Missed Ada Lovelace Day, Did You?

Don’t you hate it when hear about a special event just after it occurred? That happened to me this year with Ada Lovelace Day.

I’m not a big fan of invented holidays, particularly those that seem designed solely to keep greeting card companies and florists in business, but I think a day for Ada is well deserved. 305 more words

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Call for Application - L'Oréal Singapore For Women In Science National Fellowships

L’Oréal Singapore invites women who are science researchers in Singapore to apply for the 2014 L’Oréal Singapore For Women In Science National Fellowship. Two fellowships, each worth S$30,000, shall be awarded this year, one for a researcher in the field of Life Sciences and another in the field of Physical & Engineering Sciences. 276 more words

From Academic Scientist to CEO - The entrepreneurial journey of Elizabeth Iorns, PhD

By Vidhya Sivakumaran, PhD

Reading through Dr. Elizabeth Iorns’ CV is not at all a small undertaking. Educated all around the world, she is the CEO and co-founder of… 1,367 more words

Career Advice

Follow-up To My Op-Ed in the New York Times

Since I contributed this Op-Ed to an issue of last month’s New York Times, I have received a massive amount of reaction to it. For the most part, I have been listening but not talking. 1,035 more words
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