Women in the sciences

I’m reviewing Aetiology for “posts of the year” and the first thing I came across was a discussion of women, stereotyping of and discrimination against, in science. I do recall in the 1970s when I went to apply for a job as a lab assistant at Connaught Labs, the secretary told me that was a man’s job and the interviewer was concerned that I wouldn’t have the strength required. For whatever reason, I didn’t get the job.


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