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British Science Association: Getting More Women Into Science
11th February 2016 was the first ‘International Day of Women and Girls in Science’. It was in response to the persistent underrepresentation of women in science disciplines and careers.
Why does it matter that women are under-represented in science?
What can we do in schools?
Katherine Mathieson, Director of Programmes discusses her views on the British Science Association website.
‘It’s clear that science is vital for overcoming many of the world’s most pressing problems from climate change to the zika epidemic. If women are excluded from science, then half the world’s talent and brainpower are excluded from science…’
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