In many fields, women are underrepresented in leadership positions compared to their level of participation in training programs and lower-level positions. In aerospace, their absence is even more marked.
Le blog de Kate Clancy : Dr. Kate Clancy is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois. She studies the evolutionary medicine of women’s reproductive physiology, and blogs about her field, the evolution of human behavior and issues for women in science.
Les résultats du concours « Science it’s your thing » ont été une grande satisfaction pour MyScienceWork. Celle de voir le concours « Science it’s our thing », mené avec brio par Curt Rice and co, apporter une réponse constructive à la campagne vivement contestée « Science its a girl thing ! »
Last summer, Florida high school student Brittanny Wenger was awarded first place in the Google Science Fair for building a cloud-based neural network to help doctors better detect breast cancer using a less invasive form of biopsy, known as Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA).
It will come as news to no one that fewer women than men hold top positions at universities and research institutions, and that women are more likely to leave a career in research. This has been well documented, but concrete measures to counteract the phenomenon are still lacking.
For twelve months, the subject of Women and Science was given a place of honor in the media, providing the perfect opportunity for us to meet Natalie Pigeard-Micault, engineer at the CNRS. From misogynistic arguments to fear of competition, explore with us the history of the first female physicians.