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“One of the cleverest and oddest women in Europe” | Darwin and Gender: The Blog

“One of the cleverest and oddest women in Europe” | Darwin and Gender: The Blog | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
RT @DarwinWomen: "Almost a man of genius" - how #women were (and weren't) allowed to act in the world of 19th-century #science http://t.co/cK0I1ud #Darwin...
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Women in Academia: Breaking down the glass ceiling
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Academia and attitude 'must go hand in hand' for managers - Sales Director jobs, sales manager jobs

Academia and attitude 'must go hand in hand' for managers - Sales Director jobs, sales manager jobs | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Academia and attitude 'must go hand in hand' for managersSales Director jobs, sales manager jobsManagers must have a background that includes relevant qualifications, but must combine this with the right attitude required to be a leader, it has...
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Equal prospects for both sexes in science : Nature News & Comment

Equal prospects for both sexes in science : Nature News & Comment | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Women as likely as men to be promoted, but fewer apply for jobs.
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Science 2.0: Social media use in academia « Social media in the ...

Science 2.0: Social media use in academia « Social media in the ... | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
I presented an updated version of a talk on why academics should blog and tweet to the Women in Science and Engineering group at Syracuse University yesterday. This time, I labelled it “Science 2.0: Social media use in ...
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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Business

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Business | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
In the world where male dominance is quite high and most of the businesses are driven by male body, the existence and contribution of women can’t be neglected.

Sadly, there is still a long roa...
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War’s glass ceiling - The Boston Globe

OVER 130 women have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and yet they were not in combat.
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The ‘diversity problem’ in science

The ‘diversity problem’ in science | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Opportunities for women and people of color to pursue careers in science have improved in recent years, but still lag behind those of white men, Harvard College Dean Evelynn M.
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Privacy in Academia – Jan 31 2012 | SectorPrivate's Blog

Privacy in Academia – Jan 31 2012 | SectorPrivate's Blog | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
DETERMINING PRIVACY RISK FOR DATABASE QUERIES. MD Flickner… – US Patent 20120023586, 2012. Abstract: A system and method for evaluating security exposure of a query includes evaluating a security risk for a ...
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Survival Skills (Academia) | budget glamorous

Survival Skills (Academia). Posted on February 1, 2012. I'm sure we've all thought about what else we might have done in life “if only we had known” the things we know now. Well, my answer springs to my mind instantly.
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Women participation in science alleviates poverty « Explore the ...

Women participation in science alleviates poverty « Explore the ... | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
There is a popular saying that if you educate a woman, you have educated a nation. Professor Tebello Nyokong, who won the Africa-Arab State 2009 L'Oréal-Unesco Award for Women in Science, once said that women ...
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Round-Up: Obama Betrays Women & Science Over Plan B Birth ...

Round-Up: Obama Betrays Women & Science Over Plan B Birth ... | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Digby: Postpartisan depression: The Democrats join the War On Women -- Good news. It looks like we've finally gotten the long awaited post-partisan achievement: the Democrats have joined the war on science.
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Study: Women still not getting full share of top exec jobs - Sacramento Business Journal

Study: Women still not getting full share of top exec jobs - Sacramento Business Journal | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
The glass ceiling still hovers above the heads of female business leaders, and will...
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a non-weightlifting journey into academia - Decadence and Depravity

a non-weightlifting journey into academia - Decadence and Depravity | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
I'd been to Venice several times before and liked the place well enough, plus I figured it could be interesting to see it filled with hundreds of academics, mostly Medieval and Renaissance geeks. Renaissance scholars are ...
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CWP at physics.UCLA.edu // Faber

CWP at physics.UCLA.edu // Faber | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics: Historical archive of profiles of 20th century women who have made original and important contributions to physics.
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University academics are honored by the Queen - PhysOrg.com (press release)

University academics are honored by the Queen - PhysOrg.com (press release) | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
University academics are honored by the QueenPhysOrg.com (press release)President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Nancy Rothwell led a delegation of senior academics, senior University officers and a group of PhD students to receive a Queen's Anniversary...
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Researchers Find Flaws in Popular Theory on Women's Math ...

Researchers Find Flaws in Popular Theory on Women's Math ... | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Since the theory was first described in a 1999 a Journal of Experimental Social Psychology paper, one of its most popular applications has been to explain why women have lower rates of achievement in science, technology, ...
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War’s glass ceiling - The Boston Globe

OVER 130 women have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and yet they were not in combat.
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For Women in Science : Application Form

RT @AtheneDonald: L'Oreal/UNESCO fellowships for UK & Ireland For Women in Science 2012 now open : Application Form http://t.co/jTEwWLUC #fwis...
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Embedded in Academia : Avoidable Failures of Peer Review

Embedded in Academia : Avoidable Failures of Peer Review | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
It should not come as a shock if I say that we see some non-standard definitions of “solved” in academia. One of my most jaw-dropping moments in the research world (and this is saying a lot) happened at an NSF workshop ...
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“Intellectual freedom” in academia. « Near Emmaus

“Intellectual freedom” in academia. « Near Emmaus | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
“Intellectual freedom” in academia. Posted on January 31, 2012 by Brian LePort. I'm a graduate student and it's accurate so far! ... Like this: Like. Be the first to like this post. Categories: Academics, Humor | Leave a comment ...
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December 15: Apply for L'Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in ...

December 15: Apply for L'Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in ... | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
The L'Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science program is a national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five US-based female postdoctoral researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers who ...
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The New Faculty Majority: Reading Room: Patterns in Academia

The New Faculty Majority: Reading Room: Patterns in Academia | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
Reading Room: Patterns in Academia. Actions. Protests. Campaigns Occupations. Summits. Conferences. Conventions. You know the boundaries are blurring when cops pepper spray not Berkeley but UC Davis (the 2nd ...
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Curiosity "5 Women on the Cutting Edge of Physics"

Curiosity "5 Women on the Cutting Edge of Physics" | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
They're smashing atoms and freezing rays of light, these female physicists are conducting some of the most exciting and groundbreaking research.
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Dual military couple reflect on retiring, share advice - DVIDS

Dual military couple reflect on retiring, share adviceDVIDSDevona Klein said she was satisfied with her career as well, having served as a drill sergeant and a first sergeant.
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100 Years After Marie Curie Set Nobel Record, Why So Few Women in Science? : Ms Magazine Blog

100 Years After Marie Curie Set Nobel Record, Why So Few Women in Science? : Ms Magazine Blog | Women in Academia | Scoop.it
RT @msmagazine: 100 Years After Marie Curie Set Nobel Record, Why So Few Women in Science?
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