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Celebrating women past women’s month…

National Women’s Day is a South African public holiday celebrated annually on the 9th of August. The day celebrates the 1956 march of approximately 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria. 814 more words


Answering the sexism in STEM question

I’m not a big fan of career panels for women in science, at least for those in college and above.  However, panels of women in STEM careers for high school students and younger, I think, are important, primarily because they show young women that there are other women who are scientists and mathematicians and engineers, even if they do nothing else.   283 more words


Guest Post: Raise Your Voices

This post comes from an awesome WomanOfScience friend of mine. I hope you enjoy!

This post is about one of my first real experiences with gender bias, as a new PI in {life} science.

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Lunchtime History of Science Lectures


OPEN LEARNING SHORT PART-TIME COURSES                                              

The History of Science: An Introduction

 Course Number: OLE2544

 Interested in history, science & culture? Come along to these new lunchtime classes on women and science in history, the place of scientific biography and the relationship between science and the city. 30 more words

History Of Science

Part-time work in academia

Having it all can be a bit controversial. You can have it, or you can’t have it, you should have it or you shouldn’t.

I’m pretty sure I don’t want it all, but I do want a little bit of everything. 903 more words


Don't judge a fish by how it rides a bicycle

Today at the ripe age of 26, I learnt how to ride a bike. It was an embarrassing process. Let me first say that I can’t blame my parents for my lack of cycling skills: When I was 5, I got my first bike. 568 more words