The Royal Society of Chemistry publishes its new report on the barriers facing women in the chemical sciences. These barriers disproportionately affect women’s retention and progression, but affect everyone working in academic chemistry.
"The problem with working in an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion context is that often it seems like an uphill struggle - no matter the progress that has been made, there is still so much further to go.
The Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Belgrade is exceptional amongst STEMM departments with more than 50% female academic staff. As part of their activities to promote women in chemistry, the Faculty invited three international female chemists to give a research lecture at the University in September/October 2018.
The Maiden Factor is a new charity dedicated to giving girls worldwide access to education. The charity was founded by British sailor Tracy Edwards MBE, Captain of The Maiden, the first boat to be sailed around the world by an all-female crew in 1989/90.