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Posts tagged with "Women in Science"

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    RIP: A Quiet Hero

    The New York Times reports the death of Gerald Gardner, a geophysicist who helped develop methods to locate oil using seismic vibrations. He died of leukemia at 83. Gardner also developed the statistics used to support a landmark lawsuit against a Pittsburgh newspaper that led to a 1973 Supreme Court decision that rendered illegal the… Read More
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    NRC to Women: Just Apply!

    Women are at least as successful as men when they compete for tenured and tenure-track science faculty positions at academic research institutions and when they stand for tenure and promotion–and usually more successful. Yet in almost every scientific field, women consistently applied for academic jobs, and stood for tenure, less often than m… Read More