Monday, 7 May 2012

Professor Ingrid Scheffer on women in science

Late last week The Age published an article featuring Prof Ingrid Scheffer, one of our special guests for the upcoming networking dinner, on the what it's like to be a female scientist in Australia. 

Professor Ingrid Scheffer. Photo: Simon Schluter

"There is still a glass ceiling for women in science in Australia. More than 50 per cent of PhD students are women and more than 50 per cent of medical students are women. And yet when you get to professorial level, it's fewer than 10 per cent," Prof Ingrid Scheffer.

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