The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) annual meeting 2016 hosted esteemed scientists with a broad array of specialties. The Science Explorer sat in on session #37 on Thursday the 20th of October, and learned about some fascinating new research in the world of hereditary cancer diagnostics. Read the full coverage over at The Science Explorer!…
Interview with Holly Soutter – Principal Research Scientist in Biotech
As part of The Science Explorer’s “Job Spotlight” series, I interviewed Holly Soutter, Principal Scientist at a Pharmaceutical Company, to see what encouraging advice she had to convince science enthusiasts to go into a science career. Read the full interview over at The Science Explorer! Photo credit: Photo courtesy Holly Soutter, PhD
Interview with Mala Misra – Visiting Professor at Colgate University
As part of The Science Explorer‘s “Job Spotlight” series, which encourages young researchers to go into science careers, I interviewed Mala Misra, a Professor at Colgate University in Upstate New York. Read the full interview over at The Science Explorer! Photo credit: Photo courtesy of Professor Mala Misra
Girls + egalitarian views = better maths scores
Girls do better in maths in societies that have progressive and egalitarian views about the role of women, according to new research. The study highlights the relevance of gender social norms on girls’ education and could contribute to future policy decisions to reduce the ‘maths gender gap’ – and in turn, the gender pay gap….