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And science went "Bang!"

Between December 2014 and January 2015 I was busy working on two contributions for Bang! science magazine (http://www.bangscience.org/home/), a student-run publication which – sadly – is hardly impossible to find outside of the Oxford ecosystem. 292 more words

Flying Bits

Happy day!

Why… hello!

This is my journal about the best opportunity any wildlife conservationist / environmental scientist could ask for: tracking tigers in Thailand. From Michigan, to Africa, to New York, to Asia. 171 more words

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Mary Anning

Mary was born in 1799 to a poor family in Lyme Regis, her father was a cabinet maker and she was one of 10 children (although only her and her elder brother, Joseph, survived into adulthood).  594 more words

Sheroes Of History

Meet 10-Year-Old Nigerian Math Genius Esther Okade, Already Enrolled In University

She spends her spare time in a similar way to many other ten-year-old girls – playing with Barbie dolls and making loom bands.
But the key difference between Esther Okade and other children her age is that she has been accepted to study for a university maths degree – despite not going to school. 296 more words

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Under the Surface: Implicit Biases and Related Thoughts

Implicit and explicit biases are prevalent in all aspects of society, so is it really any surprise that these biases permeate the science world as well? 1,260 more words

Dress for Success

Ever since I started going to conferences, I’ve been at a loss for what to wear. The men in my field pride themselves in the aloof state of their dress when presenting their results, and it’s not uncommon to see them presenting in jeans, a t-shirt, and flip flops. 218 more words

Women In Academia