Tuesday 11 February 2020, marks the fifth International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In this blog, Flavie Vial, our Lead Scientist for Wildlife, explains more about the day and asks some of our female scientists to share their personal experiences and offer advice to school-aged girls interested in STEM careers.
Women in science
The Votes for Women series has now gone full circle. Our blog post sharing the achievements of female scientists at the National Wildlife Management Centre which kicked off our year-long celebration was published at the beginning of March, 100 years …
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Continuing our celebrating votes for women series, Flavie Vial, an APHA statistician, explores the achievements over the last 100 years of the many women scientists within APHA and its predecessors. This blog looks at the early years (1930-1949).
As part of a series of blogs celebrating votes for women, our female scientists at the National Wildlife Management Centre tell us about their achievements during their careers, many of which would have been unthinkable 100 years ago.