1. Beating the Odds : Remarkable Women in Science!
    Women scientists share their experiences of choosing Science for their study and career overcoming the hurdles and odds in their lives.
  2. Asia : Shaking up Tradition
    A brief insight into the significant changes in the prospects for women scientists in the culturally diverse Asia.
  3. The Coming Gender Revolution in Science
    An article in the Handbook of Science and Technology Studies.
  4. Indian Government Offers Helping Hand to Women Scientists
    News on Women's Day Conference by DST in Science journal
  5. Dr. Maria Goeppert Mayer
    An Editorial in Resonance journal.
  6. A Case Study of Gender Bias at the Postdoctoral Level in Physics, and its Resulting Impact on the Academic Career Advancement of Females
    - by Sherry Towers
  7. Data show extent of sexism in physics
    Findings of an experiment on institutional sexism at one of America's high profile physics lab by Sherry Towers.
  8. Equal pay for women in science is achievable
    Aggressive academic management can correct pay disparities between male and female scientists, say researchers.
  9. Dr Jeykyll and Ms Hyde
    Where are the women in science? And what would attract them from other sectors?
  10. Leaks in the pipeline : Why do women remain curiously absent from the ranks of academia?
    An interesting article in the journal Nature.
  11. Bias cut
    Women, it seems often get a raw deal in science; so how can discrimation be tackled?
  12. Nurturing Women Scientists
    A brief analysis of the survey on the professional development of women scientists in academia and industry.
  13. Fixing the Leaky Pipeline : Why aren't there many women in the top spots in the academia?
    An article by Prof. Phoebe Leboy.
  14. All things equal
    The article considers the issue of lack of affordable child care as a major impediment to women's careers in science.
  15. Small steps towards campus child care
    The article looks at the options available for working mums who find child care as a major obstabcle to getting back to the lab.
  16. Special Report
    Europe is pushing to get more women scientists into industry and academia, but can the commission legislate for gender equality? - Sally Goodman investigates.
  17. Mentoring Women in the Biological Sciences: Is Informatics Leading the Pack?
    - by Samantha Katz
  18. One third Chinese scientists are women [What about India]
    A news on an international seminar on women in science held in Beijing.
  19. Women in Physics
    A report in the Current Science journal about an international conference by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics. Click here for more on Physics.
  20. The Female Underclass
    An article in the journal Nature, on the efforts done across Europe for improving the situation of women in science and research, based on the reports by the European Commission.
  • Women in Science | News

    • Women in Science Panel, Indian Academy of Sciences

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    • Vera Rubin, astronomer who proved existence of dark matter, dies at 88

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    • An article published in "The Guardian" on 10 best unsung female scientists

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    • Do You Know the Botanist Janaki Ammal, She of the Magnolia Kobus Fame?

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    • Perimeter Institute’s Emmy Noether Visiting Fellowship

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    • Obituary


      We are very sorry to announce the untimely demise of Prof. Charusita Chakravarty, one of the stars of our community of women scientists, at a young age of 52, after a valiant battle with cancer, today on 29th March 2016 in Delhi. May her memory inspire many a young women in the coming years!

    • Women’s Science Congress seeks raison d’etre

      By: Mihika Basu
    • Science of Sexism?

      Posted on June 20, 2015

      Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt's joke about having women in the lab has raised the 'sexism in science' debate again! An article published in 'Mumbai Age'. MORE

    • Women Scientists: Reflections, Challenges, and Breaking Boundaries

      Posted on April 16, 2015

      Contains portraits of sixty notable female scientists, including eight of the sixteen women Nobel prize winners. MORE

    • Country report of India of the AASSA meeting

      Rohini M. Godbole and Ramakrishna Ramaswamy

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