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Who's afraid of Marie Curie? : the challenges facing women in science and technology

Author: Linley Erin Hall
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who's Afraid of Marie Curie? explores the opportunities and challenges facing women in science and technology, math and medicine, from grade school to grad school and beyond. Science writer Linley Hall's extensive research covers academia and industry, including scores of interviews that reveal the complex calculus of trying to balance personal lives with science careers." "For teachers, parents, academics, and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linley Erin Hall
ISBN: 9781580052115 1580052118
OCLC Number: 156811314
Description: 319 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: A different education --
Nature, nurture --
Competing clocks --
Swimming upstream --
A degree of BS --
Doctor, post-doctor --
A lab of her own --
Beyond the ivory tower --
The frontiers of medicine --
Hanging up her lab coat --
Get 'em young --
Welcoming women --
So she wants to be a scientist --
So you're a scientist.
Responsibility: Linley Erin Hall.

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"Who's Afraid of Marie Curie? explores the opportunities and challenges facing women in science and technology, math and medicine, from grade school to grad school and beyond. Science writer Linley Hall's extensive research covers academia and industry, including scores of interviews that reveal the complex calculus of trying to balance personal lives with science careers." "For teachers, parents, academics, and aspiring and experienced scientists alike, Who's Afraid of Marie Curie? is at once a call to action, a cautionary tale, and a message of hope, offering a crucial assessment of how far we've come, and how far we have to go."--BOOK JACKET.
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