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Dorothy Hodgkin

Today’s woman of science is Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin who died on this date, 1994 (my birth year). She was an English biochemist and x-ray crystallographer. 50 more words

The Strength of Lego

Had an absolute grand time crushing Legos with Hailey Todd and the virtual ventures summer camp at Carleton University this week. Thought Id pass on some of the results we observed. 323 more words

Research News

Life-coaching Workshop For Researchers at MBI, NUS

The Junior Scientists Group, together with the Women in Science at the Mechanobiology Institute (MBI), is organising a life-coaching workshop for researchers called “De-Clutter Your Life”  by Reena Yadav.  197 more words

Research

Women Who Rock!

“Women In Science,” by Rachel Ignotofsky, is an incredible book for all ages, but especially for young girls growing up in the world today. While gender equality has come a long way, we’re still not where we should be as far as women being equal to men in the workplace. 359 more words

Inspiration

Thoughts on women in science and the new Ghostbusters film

So the new Ghostbusters film is pretty silly, low brow, irreverent fun… just like the original. It’s a universe where ghosts are made of the gunk they used to use on the old TV programme Get Your Own Back, it was never going to be on par with… 1,181 more words

Academia

The Evidence Is In: Greater Gender Diversity In Science Benefits Us All

The World Economic Forum estimated last year that at the current slow rate of progress, it will take until 2133 to close the global gender gap across health, education, economic opportunity and politics. 19 more words

Awesome

From Quanta: Women in Science - "Mining Black Hole Collisions for New Physics" Asimina Arvanitaki


Quanta Magazine

July 21, 2016
Joshua Sokol


Asimina Arvanitaki during a July visit to the CERN particle physics laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. Samuel Rubio for Quanta Magazine… 1,851 more words

Basic Research