periodic table cupcakes

Ida Freund (1863–1914) was the first woman to be a university chemistry lecturer in the United Kingdom. She is known for her influence on science teaching, particularly the teaching of women and girls.  She wrote two key chemistry textbooks and invented the … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day

I am very much looking forward to Ada Lovelace Day next week. We have recruited an erudition of 20+  editors for our Women in Science Editathon. I am told this is a lot for an editathon. I hope I have … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day at Oxford

There is a piece in this week’s Times Higher about the challenges of engaging young women in computer science ‘How to switch on the IT girls‘, and another in the Guardian about the female IT brain drain. The article suggests that: “Women … Continue reading

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for ladies

Celebrate #adalovelaceday with podcasts in memory and recognition of top women scientists e.g Dorothy-Bishop Irene-Tracey Kay-Davies Susan-Greenfield Sunetra-Gupta Anne-Mclaren-memorial-lectures Colleagues in experimental-medicine ( too many to mention) Or by updating Wikipedia. Women in Science Oxford editathon on Friday 26th Oct. Book online: http://bit.ly/V00AhF   

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