Your Weekly Sexist Scientist

(Edit: See below for my response to Tim Hunt’s resignation) Okay, it’s partly because I’m in marking hell right now and don’t have the time to write a big post, but it’s partly because this shit keeps happening. Nobel prize winner, Tim Hunt, addresses a collection of female scientists and Read more…

Bad Science Careers Advice

Oh, WayBack machine. You were supposed to help us find old Geocities webpages, lost in the midst of time, and now you help us see terrible articles written in Science Careers magazine. How we love you. Picture this. You’re a postdoc, you’ve just started a new job, and your supervisor Read more…

The STEM Pipe

Our wonderful and talented communications officer, Sarah, has been working hard to promote the image of women in the STEM fields. We’ve been going round schools and encouraging people to ask us about our Women In Science posters at all of our events, and at our Barony College open day Read more…

Fluffy Friday – Frankenstein MD

Did you know that the first science fiction story was written by a woman? I wrote my advanced higher English thesis on ‘monsters’ and The Modern Prometheus was one of the texts I chose. So imagine my excitement when the team behind the excellent Lizzie Bennett diaries (a YouTube adaptation of Read more…

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