Tagged: International Women’s Day

Gender bias in medicine and medical research is still putting women’s health at risk - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 08, 2021

Kelly Burrowes, University of Auckland International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and raises awareness of the continuing mission towards gender equality. So it’s a good time to be reminded we still need to correct decades — centuries even — of gender bias in medicine and medical research. It’s no secret men and women are different. It’s why we have a … Read More

Where do all the women go? - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Mar 06, 2014

This weekend is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is Inspiring Change. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, just 30% of science researchers are women. They have produced a nifty tool to see where those women work and in what fields. For NZ, the tool says that 59% of Bachelors students are … Read More