The Biographical Dictionary Of Women In Science L Z


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Volume 2 of 2.

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Author by Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Genre eBook Women scientists
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ISBN Number 041592040X

Women In Science


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It’s a scientific fact: Women rock! A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists, and more! — BrainPickings - Best Science Books of the Year

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Author by Rachel Ignotofsky
Genre eBook Young Adult Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 9781607749776

American Women Of Science Since 1900


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International Women In Science


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"From aviators to zoologists, the A-Z entries of this volume include a significant number of living scientists, some of whom have contributed material. By personally corresponding with these women, visiting obscure museums and archives, and uncovering many primary sources, Catharine M. C. Haines has collected in one volume a scope of information that can be found nowhere else. Full end-of-entry bibliographies, a list of the women scientists by specialty, and a comprehensive index make this title an indispensable starting point for further research on international female scientists."--BOOK JACKET.

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Author by Catharine M. C. Haines
Genre eBook Biography & Autobiography
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ISBN Number 9781576070901

Women And Science


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From Maria Winkelman's discovery of the comet of 1702 to the Nobel Prize-winning work of twentieth-century scientist Barbara McClintock, women have played a central role in modern science. Their successes have not come easily, nor have they been consistently recognized. This book examines the challenges and barriers women scientists have faced and chronicles their achievements as they struggled to attain recognition for their work in the male-dominated world of modern science.

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Author by Suzanne Le-May Sheffield
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 9780813537375

Women In Science


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Author by Marjorie W. Steinkamp
Genre eBook Psychology
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ISBN Number UOM:39015011582775

Women Science And Technology


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This reader provides an introduction to the gendering of science and the impact women are making in laboratories around the world. The republished essays included in this collection are both personal tales from women scientists and essays on the nature of science itself, covering such controversial issues like the under-representation of women in science, reproductive technology, sociobiology, evolutionary theory, and the notion of objective science.

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Author by Mary Wyer
Genre eBook Science
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ISBN Number 0415926068

Ladies In The Laboratory Ii


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A survey of nineteenth-century women whose journal publications are listed in the 19 volume London Royal Society's Catalogue of scientific papers, 1800-1900, comprising an author index to scientific papers contained in the transactions of societies, journals, and other periodical works, being the major index of scientific journal literature for the period.

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Author by Mary R. S. Creese
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 0810849798

Women S Science


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Are there places where women succeed in science? Numerous studies in recent years document a gender gap in science and engineering, showing women's interest in these fields declines from grade school to adulthood. WOMEN'S SCIENCE expands our conception of scientific practice as it reconfigures both women's role in science and the meaning of science in contemporary society.

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Author by Margaret A. Eisenhart
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 0226195457

Paths To Career And Success For Women In Science


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Gender equality in science is a major challenge for higher education systems, which are facing many constraints. This book presents some of the latest research findings from Germany, South Africa and Austria on women’s careers in science and research. The volume provides insights into the research system from a female career perspective, and highlights the lessons women can learn from the findings in order to promote their own careers.

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Author by Britta Thege
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 9783658040611