The speakers assembled to mark The Royal Society Te Apārangi's 150th anniversary sends a dismal message about the reality of the organisation's stated commitment to diversity, writes Kate Hannah
A new film depicting the extraordinary contribution of African-American women at Nasa during the space race offers a powerful and timely reminder of the contributions to science of people whose stories are too often hidden from view, writes Kate Hannah
In 2016, the Massey chancellor says women vets are worth ‘two fifths’ of men. And we wonder why too few women are in science
Chris Kelly, the Chancellor of Massey University, says that women are less valuable veterinarians because they tend to leave the profession once they get married and have a family. That's precisely the sort of outdated thinking that is hampering women in STEM subjects of all kinds, says Kate Hannah.