Ten significant women in science

Welcome to this course on significant female scientists. Over the next ten days, you will learn about ten of the most influential female scientists in history and the significance of their work. As you may expect though, being a woman in a scientific world that has typically been dominated by men throughout history has presented many challenges. We shall, therefore, learn too of the difficulties faced which arguably make many more of their achievements all the more impressive.

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   Teacher: James Wareing


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Lesson 1. Mary Anning
Lesson 2. Hertha Ayrton
Lesson 3. Marie Curie
Lesson 4. Maria Goeppert Mayer
Lesson 5. Dorothy Hodgkin
Lesson 6. Rosalind Franklin
Lesson 7. Katsuko Saruhashi
Lesson 8. Vera Rubin
Lesson 9. Jane Goodall
Lesson 10. Jennifer Doudna
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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