Updated to add: 2 bonus great posts (at the bottom of the blogland section)
From Trillwing, her dissertation abstract: To Study, to Control, and to Love: Women Scientists in American Natural History Institutions, 1880-1950.
From Ms. PhD: Sexism and peer review.
From Female Science Professor: Vital information or boring old war stories?
From Holly: Dissertation fellowships for women. (not just for science)
From FairerScience: Women in Science shouldn’t marry economists. Another take on the chauvinist Forbes editorial.
From Bitchasaurus (who’s new to me): Women in Science – Hypatia.
From Zuska: Summaries and commentary on the latest reports in AWIS's Washington Wire.
From Cocktail Party Physics (also new in these whereabouts): Geek Grrls: The Next Generation. (call for proposals from the feminist press)
In the News
International Herald Tribune: Female engineer out of the running to be Malaysia’s first astronaut.
The Hindu News Update: Create right atmosphere for women scientists to deliver. “Noting that science has no gender barrier, President A P J Abdul Kalam on Monday exhorted the top management in science institutions and the Government to create a conducive atmosphere for enabling women scientists and technologists to maximise their contribution to national development.”
Field Notes from an Evolutionary Psychologist is written by Holly. She's got some great posts on aspects of evolutionary psychology, which I know nothing about but am finding totally fascinating. Plus she manages to find the science and the beauty in her everday life, with posts on seed gathering, bats and much more. Plus, she's an academic struggling to finish her PhD. Plus, she's a great writer. How much more do I need to say. Go. read. now.
tagged: women in science