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Women writing science

by Various Presenters
Women writing science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 0 views
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Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring the history of women writing about science.  How did early women scientists use writing in order to further their careers? In which ways were they limited by their gender? What influen....

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00:11:00

NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering

by Penny Gilmer
NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 998 views
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01:00:00

Women’s work: Dorothy Hodgkin and the culture and craft of X-ray crystallography

by Georgina Ferry
Women’s work: Dorothy Hodgkin and the culture and craft of X-ray crystallography
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 686 views
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The year 2014 was celebrated as the International Year of Crystallography. A number of successful 20th century women scientists, of whom the Nobel prizewinner Dorothy Hodgkin is perhaps the most prominent, achieved their distinction in this field. Wh....

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00:59:00

Sisters in science: Hertha Ayrton, women and the Royal Society c.1900

by Claire Jones
Sisters in science: Hertha Ayrton, women and the Royal Society c.1900
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 784 views
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Although women were not admitted as Fellows until 1945, by the beginning of the twentieth century there were a number of female scientists working at the margins of the Royal Society and its masculine scientific elite. This talk will introduce some o....

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00:45:00

Mary Somerville and the Empire of Science in the Nineteenth Century

by Jim Secord
Mary Somerville and the Empire of Science in the Nineteenth Century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1123 views
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Prof. Jim Secord, Dept. of History and Philosophy of Science, Cambridge. Mary Somerville (1780-1872) was a leading mathematician and author of important books on the sciences: it was in connection with a review of one of these that the term "scientis....

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00:43:00

Ghosts of women past

by Patricia Fara
Ghosts of women past
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 902 views
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Dr Patricia Fara, Clare College, Cambridge.  "I do not agree with sex being brought into science at all. The idea of 'woman and science' is completely irrelevant. Either a woman is a good scientist, or she is not." So declared Hertha Ayrton over hun....

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01:01:00

The end of the world in 2012? Science communication and science scares

by Jocelyn Bell Burnell
The end of the world in 2012? Science communication and science scares
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 5411 views
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21st December 2012 marks an ending of the Mayan calendar and is asserted by some to mark the end of the world. This scare is examined from an astronomical point of view, followed by some reflections on what the scare tells us about the communication ....

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00:57:00

Wellcome’s collectors

by Ross MacFarlane
Wellcome’s collectors
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1219 views
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Pharmacist, philanthropist – and Fellow of the Royal Society – Sir Henry Wellcome is now widely recognised as one of the most acquisitive of collectors during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. But Wellcome’s collection of histo....

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00:59:00

Natural History and the Rights of Woman

by Sharon Ruston
Natural History and the Rights of Woman
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1199 views
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During the two-year period of the composition and publication of her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), Mary Wollstonecraft, the mother of Mary Shelley and early advocate of women’s rights, read and reviewed a number of important works of n....

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01:30:00

Would like to meet…

by Anna Machin
Would like to meet…
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1014 views
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What do women want? What do men want? The question of what we find attractive has been asked worldwide for centuries. The importance of being attractive to the opposite sex has increased dramatically in recent times for both men and women. This event....

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00:12:00

Art Therapy- Women and aging project

by Various Presenters
Art Therapy- Women and aging project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1479 views
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The art work shown in this film emerged from a closed interactive-style experiential art group. The women were active in the production of collective knowledge, as well as active in interrogating their own, very particular, feelings about the process....

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00:08:00

Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project

by Monica Fernandez
Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1298 views
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The women at Guildford Grange Extra Care Scheme spent several weeks with Monica Fernandez photographing their everyday lives. In keeping with their statement that they are “too old to take ourselves seriously”, they decided to take this to extrem....

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