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Cultural Values in a Time Warp

At the start of the year I wrote about my frustrations with the slow pace of change, specifically with regard to the situation for women in science in academia but also more broadly. This week I am forcibly reminded again … Continue reading

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The Gift of Pink

So, the presents are unwrapped, the turkey (or nut roast) consumed and the levels of alcohol in the blood perhaps beginning to recede.  It’s time to regroup, to start drawing up that list of good resolutions for 2012 and to … Continue reading

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Where is Physics Barbie?

This article first appeared in Times Higher Education on 25th August 2011. The title is as it appears there. Diversity matters, be it in the make-up of Parliament, among our television presenters or in our boardrooms. It matters in science … Continue reading

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