women in science
The Buzz podcast 5th March 2020
In this episode of The Buzz, we celebrate The University of Manchester’s own women of science – both past and present. We speak to Prof Danielle George and Dr Andrea Murray, and we chat about some of Manchester’s iconic women of science.
Social responsibility 9th October 2018
Women of STEM and their achievements often go under the radar. After all, while Alan Turing was breaking the German Enigma, star of the silver screen Hedy Lamarr was taking a holiday from Hollywood and inventing a radio guidance system upon which modern-day Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are based. And while in 2004 Prof Andre Geim […]
Social responsibility 9th February 2018
Since 1901, there have been 585 Nobel Prizes awarded. Do you know how many have been awarded to women? Forty-eight. It’s difficult not to feel shocked by this number, with the UN revealing that, globally, women and girls “continue to be excluded from participating fully in science”. As part of an effort to change this, […]