Largest ever all-female expedition to Antarctica takes place to build future network of female scientists

The largest ever all-female expedition to Antarctica is taking place this month. The trip kicked off on December 2, from Ushuaia in Argentina, and will conclude on December 22. A team of 76 women from various scientific fields are taking part in the trip, which is part of the Homeward Bound project. The crew is...
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Happy 150th Birthday, Beatrix Potter | Celebrating the author, illustrator and scientist

Today marks the 150th birthday of Beatrix Potter, best known for her work as a children’s author and for her literary characters such as, Peter Rabbit, Tom Kitten and Jemima Puddle-Duck. Born in 1866 into a privileged family, Potter was taught by her governesses and spent most of her free time in the Lake District...
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Tracey Curtis-Taylor

The Trouble with Women | City Eye Blog

The trouble with women is that they’re so multi-talented, it’s difficult to put them in one category. Aviator, scientist, sporting hero, even mother. “The Lionesses go back to their families.” City Eye began by looking at invisible women, the incredible talented women who’d been written out of history or missed the Nobel Prize, Marie Curie,...
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