This project literally puts female scientists on the map



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Think of the last time you attended a conference and saw an all male panel of experts – or manels as they are called. It is most likely not too long ago. The website 500womenscientists.org is fighting this by making it easier for people across the world to network with female researchers in various fields. Numerous studies have shown that there is an over-representation of men in academic research. Even a cursory scan of university websites for researchers in administrative positions will tell you that these roles are held more often by men than by women – in part due…

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