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National Science Day: 11 women scientists to get chairs at Indian institutes all over the country, tweets Smriti Irani
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National Science Day: 11 women scientists to get chairs at Indian institutes all over the country, tweets Smriti Irani

She said these chairs honour and recognise women their contribution but also encourage greater participation of girls in STEM.

Indian women scientists stress on pay gaps, equality, fair policies in research
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Indian women scientists stress on pay gaps, equality, fair policies in research

Of the 607 Nobel medals awarded so far in scientific disciplines globally, just 20 of them have gone to women.

Women's Day 2019: Women in health, science and innovation are collaborating globally
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Women's Day 2019: Women in health, science and innovation are collaborating globally

There is much to look forward to when local strengths & determination expand into global efforts.

Bibha Chowdhuri: Unearthing and celebrating a forgotten jewel in Indian science
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Bibha Chowdhuri: Unearthing and celebrating a forgotten jewel in Indian science

Chowdhuri was the first woman researcher to join TIFR, Mumbai in 1949, where she remained till 1957.

R&D Expenditure in India has more than tripled from 2004-05 to 2014-15
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R&D Expenditure in India has more than tripled from 2004-05 to 2014-15

It is estimated that R&D expenditure could have further gone up to Rs. 94,516 crore in 2015-16 and crossed the Rs One lakh crore mark in 2016-17.

5 women scientists and technologists from India that are making the country proud
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5 women scientists and technologists from India that are making the country proud

Here are five incredible women scientists and technologists from India who are making the nation proud.

Women scientists in India: What we learnt from a year of lab-hopping across the country
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Women scientists in India: What we learnt from a year of lab-hopping across the country

Why does it seem to be so hard for women scientists to rise to the top at research institutions?

Indian Science Congress: Women scientists rue low representation in leadership roles
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Indian Science Congress: Women scientists rue low representation in leadership roles

Top women scientists gathered to discuss the challenges faced by them in terms of career growth in the field of science and technology and rued that their representation in leadership positions is very low.

Mangalyaan's unexpected gift: The glimpse of Isro's 'Rocket Women'
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Mangalyaan's unexpected gift: The glimpse of Isro's 'Rocket Women'

Mangalyaan however suddenly propelled to the front pages the faces of unknown women who have given wings to India’s space program. This not wind beneath the wings. They are very much part of the wings.

US' women scientists get no recognition or Wikipedia pages
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US' women scientists get no recognition or Wikipedia pages

It's a symptom of a larger problem for women in so-called STEM fields — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — where men far outnumber women. Even women who have done pioneering work in these fields don't always get the recognition they deserve, as evidenced by the list of recipients of Nobel Prizes in science. No woman has won one since 2009.

US' women scientists get no recognition or Wikipedia pages
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US' women scientists get no recognition or Wikipedia pages

It's a symptom of a larger problem for women in so-called STEM fields - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - where men far outnumber women. Even women who have done pioneering work in these fields don't always get the recognition they deserve, as evidenced by the list of recipients of Nobel Prizes in science. No woman has won one since 2009.