Kudos for female Antarctic researchers
journal contributionposted on 07.02.2021, 07:39 by Jan StrugnellJan Strugnell, Thomas ShafeeThomas Shafee, Nerida Wilson, Rachel Downey, Craig StevensCraig Stevens, Justine Shaw, Jenny Baeseman
Women scientists were prohibited from working in Antarctica until Soviet geologist Maria Klenova began her research there in 1956. Despite their contributions since, women comprise only 11% of medal winners from the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Our aim is to raise the profile of influential female researchers to inspire the roughly 60% of early-career polar scientists who are women.
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