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Prof. Carol Greider "Now that there’s a good number of women running research labs, I hope that this is going to be a trend in future and that more will be winning prizes as well"
Prof. Carol Greider "Now that there’s a good number of women running research labs, I hope that this is going to be a trend in future and that more will be winning prizes as well"
Carol Greider, Professor and Director of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the John Hopkins University, co-discovered the enzyme telomerase in 1984 when she was a graduate student of Elizabeth Blackburn at the University of California, Berkeley.
Doris Neumann
Doris Neumann
In Germany, the unequal position of men and women in the workplace is mainly due to obstacles of a cultural nature, such as the widespread negative perception of a working mother.
Wendy Sadler
Wendy Sadler
A decrease in the number of students choosing a scientific path is threatening the future of European research. In order to tackle this problem, female researchers in the UK have been setting up tens of associations to increase the presence and role of women in Science.
Rossella Palomba
Rossella Palomba
Today, the male lobby -the “old boy network”- in Italy is preventing women from ascending within academies and companies’ hierarchy, despite their high qualifications.
Blanka Rihova
Blanka Rihova
The Czech portrait illustrates how social changes can affect employment practices. Figures in this country show how the number of women in research is inversely proportional to the job’s prestige.
High-tech Women & Immigrants
High-tech Women & Immigrants
A European research team has been exploring the relationship between technological innovation and resulting socio-economic transformations, particularly in the employment and integration of women and immigrant workers.