Why It’s Crucial to Get More Women Into Science

Macarena Cardenas, a PDRA in Geography and Environmental Science, highlighted this article written by Marguerite Del Giudice for National Geographic, published on the 7th November 2014:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/11/141107-gender-studies-women-scientific-research-feminist/

‘Amid growing signs that gender bias has affected research outcomes and damaged women’s health, there’s a new push to make science more relevant to them. Why are there still so few women in science, and how might that affect what we learn from research?’

 

The blond girl studying apes," was how a National Geographic editor once referred to primatologist Jane Goodall. That "girl" went on to become world famous for her meticulous field studies of chimpanzees. Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic Creative

The blond girl studying apes,” was how a National Geographic editor once referred to primatologist Jane Goodall. That “girl” went on to become world famous for her meticulous field studies of chimpanzees.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic Creative

 

 

 

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