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Prof Melissa Hines speaks at LSE's 'Women in Science' event

last modified Sep 29, 2016 01:37 PM
GDRC's director Professor Hines joined Patricia Fara, Cailin O'Connor and chair Andrew Buskell on the panel to discuss the under-representation of women in science at the London School of Economics.

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Women in Science: Past, Present and Future Challenges was an event held on Tuesday night, open and free to all, to prompt a discussion on the challenges faced by women in science. Why are women under-represented, and what can be done about it? How do the challenges faced by women in science today differ from those faced by previous generations? Does the neuroscience of sex differences show that science requires a ‘male brain’, or does it debunk that idea? And how might the structure and culture of science be improved to help the next generation of female scientists?

Listen to the podcast of the discussion and find out more about LSE's events here.

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