Posts Tagged ‘women in science’

New program brings gender-specific medicine to fore

Monday, February 17th, 2014

The Division of Women’s Health in Emergency Care (WHEC) is the first program in the country to focus exclusively on gender-specific research and education.
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Design for science

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

“Virtual Reality Design for Science,” a course co-listed at Brown and RISD, draws upon computer science, biology, and art to develop visualization tools for scientific analysis. Read more…

Recognizing women in science on Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

On October 15, from 3-8:30pm,  a Wikipedia “edit-a-thon” will ramp up recognition of women’s contributions to science and technology. The event marks Ada Lovelace Day, named for the famed female scientist who wrote the world’s first computer program.  Read more…