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Scientist Spotlight - Professor Jenny Martin

Professor Jenny Martin was appointed Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) in 2016. At that time, it was called The Eskitis Institute and I worked there from 2000 – 2005. 696 more words


A Steampunk Feminist’s Perspective on Science Week 2017

You can’t have Steampunk without Science … it would be like trying to build a locomotive without cogs! You could do it with great difficulty, but is the result worth the effort? 367 more words

Women in Science: 10 minutes with a Materials Scientist

As part of our Women in Science series, we spoke to Sarah Paynter, Materials Scientist at Historic England, about how her work informs our understanding of the past. 845 more words


Variability of sexist behavior

“Science is not about conforming to an ideal, masculine or feminine, but instead relies on the diversity of perspective that gives rise to insight. The individuals do not derive identity from the group; the group is defined by the identity of its component individuals. 708 more words

Women In Science

Lab Girl

Lab Girl is a memoir by the plant scientist Hope Jahren. Hope Jahren sure can write. Indeed, her website is https://hopejahrensurecanwrite.com/. Not only can she write, you can tell when you read the book or her blog or her twitter feed that she must. 569 more words


'Hidden Figures': Film Review

I don’t watch a lot of “based on a true story” movies. In fact, most of the movies I watch are firmly rooted in sci-fi, fantasy and comic books.  745 more words

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Women In Science: Alice Ball

Last week I blogged about Elizabeth Blackwell in honor of the Women In Science History Event hosted by Doing Dewey. This week I would like to feature… 487 more words