Suffrage 125

To all Women in Science, thank you for kicking science’s arse! – Suffrage 125

Guest Author Sep 19, 2018

Dr Melanie Cheung I’ve been reflecting on the powerful articles celebrating women that I have read this week. Today is the 125th anniversary of women getting the vote in Aotearoa, and it feels like we have come a long way since then.  Dr Melanie Cheung, supplied. Any women working in a male-dominated field also realise that we still have … Read More

A woman’s touch: Where are the evolutionary studies of female animals? – Suffrage 125

Guest Author Sep 19, 2018

Dr Leilani Walker Back in 2015 I attended a talk by Lloyd Spencer Davis who was promoting his new book Professor Penguin: Discovery and Adventure With Penguins. One of the stories he told was that of biologist George Murray Levick, medical officer on Captain Scott’s ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole in 1910. As a consequence … Read More