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Resources and links


The following list offers links to some women in science and equity-oriented links, both within the University of Auckland and externally. This is not intended to be exhaustive, so please send suggestions for sites or stories you think would be relevant to Professor Virginia Braun.

General resources


Presentations on women and science


1. Professor Jenny Martin's presentation at the University of Auckland (11 August 2016) on Gender Bias and Science.

2. Professor Jenny Martin's presentation at the University of Auckland (12 August 2016) on Science is Male.

Some organisational initiatives


A semi-random list of gender equity links, nominated by women in Science


Our women scientists on social media


Many of the Faculty of Science's women are active on social media. Check out the list below and follow them!

@JacquelineBeggs – Associate Professor Jacqueline Beggs, School of Biological Sciences   

@ginnybraun  – Professor Virginia Braun, School of Psychology and Associate Dean Equity, Faculty of Science

@BrimbleM – Distinguished Professor Margaret Brimble, School of Chemical Sciences

@stonehistorian – Professor Kathy Campbell, School of Environment

@nicgaston – Associate Professor Nicola Gaston, Department of Physics and MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

@khannah – Kate Hannah, Te Pūnaha Matatini

@GeoJanUoA – Associate Professor Jan Lindsay, School of Environment

@LoraxCate – Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng, School of Biological Sciences and Te Pūnaha Matatini

@cpaintingnz – Dr Chrissie Painting, School of Biological Sciences

@TectonoFluids – Associate Professor Julie Rowland, School of Environment

@ptolemytortoise – Professor Cather Simpson, Department of Physics, School of Chemical Sciences and The Photon Factory

@mc_stanley1 – Dr Margaret Stanley, School of Biological Sciences

@SiouxsieW – Dr Siouxsie Wiles, Te Pūnaha Matatini