Kudos for female Antarctic researchers

Strugnell, Jan (2016) Kudos for female Antarctic researchers. Nature, 536. p. 148.

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Abstract

[Extract] Women scientists were prohibited from working in Antarctica until Soviet geologist Maria Klenova began her research there in 1956. Despite their contributions since, women comprise only 11% of medal winners from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Our aim is to raise the profile of influential female researchers to inspire the roughly 60% of early-career polar scientists who are women.

Item ID: 46433
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1476-4687
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2016 00:25
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160805 Social Change @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939904 Gender Aspects of Education @ 100%
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