Women In Science

  • Visible Women

    Meet Dr Katie Bouman, the 29-year-old who made that black hole photo possible

  • Life

    Cern cuts ties with scientist who made “offensive” remarks about women and physics

  • career inspiration science
    Careers

    Meet Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, the woman whose career is quite literally out of this world

Latest Stories

  • Visible Women

    Men are freaking out about this science conference with an all-female line-up

    Organisers wanted to show that it’s possible to have 100% women speakers at a scientific event – and men are crying sexism.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Careers

    How love led this scientist to pursue a life-saving career path

    “To be honest, I stayed because of my supervisor”

    Posted by
    Hannah Keegan
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  • Visible Women

    How you can join the fight to get a woman on the new £50 note

    The British public will get to have a say in whose face will grace the banknote, and we think it should be a woman.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Visible Women

    Why this pioneering breast cancer researcher is Stylist’s Woman of the Week

    In conversation with Dr Rachael Natrajan of the Institute of Cancer Research.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
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  • Visible Women

    A woman just won the Nobel Prize for Physics for the first time in 55 years

    She’s also only the third woman in history to be awarded the honour

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
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  • Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani in a poster celebrating female scientists
    Visible Women

    How one woman helped pioneering female scientists to reclaim the spotlight

    Her poster series aims to highlight the women in STEM who have fallen through the cracks of history

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Visible Women

    How Twitter solved the mystery of the black woman scientist in an old photo

    People thought that Sheila Minor was ‘support staff’ – but she was so much more.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • People

    The best Stephen Hawking quotes about love, life and the universe

    To mark the death of this extraordinary person, we take a look back at some of his most incredible quotes...

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

    The important reason this woman wants to test your period blood

    It highlights a serious issue in medical research

    Posted by
    Susan Devaney
    Published
  • Life

    The top five courses you need to retrain for a STEM career

    Have you ever had an incredible idea for a social media app but don’t know the first thing about coding?

    Posted by
    Katie O'Malley
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