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Women & science

Women & science

celebrating achievements, charting challenges : conference report.

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Published by National Science Foundation in Arlington, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women in science.,
  • Science.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWomen and science
    ContributionsNational Science Foundation (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ130 .W64 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6833130M
    LC Control Number00327388
    OCLC/WorldCa38160289

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      The book is interdisciplinary in its makeup and brings together scholars from a wide range of fields. It will be of interest to those working in art history, material and visual culture, history of collecting, history of science, literary studies, women’s studies, gender studies, and art conservation. This initiative of the Women in Science (WiS) Panel relates to mentoring of young women who are potentially looking for careers in science, engineering, medicine etc. WiS has compiled a collection of essays on the lives of Indian women scientists in the form a book titled 'Lilavati's Daughters: The Women Scientists of India'.


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