Are women in science ambitious enough?

Posted 6 August 2012 by Suzi Gage

As a psychology undergraduate, gender bias is something I’ve always noticed in science. 90% of my intake year were female. But this gender difference was in no way reflected by the teaching staff we learned from. At the time (and it was a while ago now), I assumed it was a hangover from the ‘bad old days’; there were unlikely to be many really senior women, as when they were my age they wouldn’t have had as easy access to... Read more