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Thursday 28 March 2019
Culture Opinion

how I fell in love with Miriam Rothschild

Suzanne Verrall
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It was a photograph. Flipping through Christopher Lloyd’s The Story of the World in 100 Species (2016), I came across a classic mad scientist image: glass specimen jars, books, a microscope, test tubes and at the centre the scientist, sleeves rolled up above the elbows, wielding a pipette and engrossed in the all-important experiment of…
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Thursday 25 May 2017

women in technology at the CeBIT Technology and Business Summit

Eden Faithfull
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Walking into the CeBIT Conference is not unlike being ushered into some revolutionary space-age marketplace, where suit-and-lanyard-clad businessmen smile knowingly at you from behind a thousand different shimmering screens: laptops, iPads and feature walls with PowerPoints projected across them. CeBIT is APAC’s largest and longest running technology exhibition and conference, and it is an essential…
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Friday 30 September 2016

STEM culture bars women’s success

Danika Kimball
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For some time now, women have been statistically underrepresented in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This trend is particularly troubling, as STEM fields are aching for qualified workers. The cyber security industry, as an example, is a field that has grown to be particularly important in today’s technological age, yet a mere…
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Friday 31 July 2015
Featured Feminism World

under the microscope: scientists petition magazine to tackle sexism

Arabella Close
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More than 600 scientists and their supporters have a signed an open letter to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), accusing it of producing material that reinforces detrimental stereotypes about women and other underrepresented groups. The letter refers to four specific incidents. The first was a cover run by the AAAS’s flagship…
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