women in science

  • Polly Porter rolls the stones

    As a Victorian-era girl, Mary Winearls Porter was kept from education, making her later scientifi...

    Polly Porter. The name sounds more like a character in a young-adult adventure story from the early 20th century than...

    Chemistry November 14, 2021
  • Gender equity in science

    Confronting inequalities is the way to move forward.

    “I would have been a scientist… but I was denied access to an education” says Aboriginal activist and Kaurna Senior C...

    ASC Edits February 25, 2020
  • Making a comeback to science

    Pursuing science after a break is no easy task for women.

    For women, a career in science is hard - recognition for their contributions to research has come a long way. However...

    ASC Edits October 24, 2019
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    Scientists don’t really get the female brain

    The lack of female-specific research is a real issue.

    Science tells us that female and male brains are different yet biomedical research is largely conducted on males, as ...

    ASC Edits April 18, 2019
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