Science Grrl finds 1 in 10 said Isambard Kingdon Brunel when asked ‘name a woman scientist’

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1 in 10 said Isambard Kingdon Brunel when asked ‘name a woman scientist’ showing desperate lack female role models. The YouGov poll questioned nearly 3,000 people and was conducted on behalf of ScienceGrrl, a pressure group aiming to boost the take up of science, technology, engineering and maths among girls.

A new report from ScienceGrrl, called Through Both Eyes, about the hurdles facing girls when it comes to making informed subject choices.

Read the full article: http://news.tes.co.uk/b/news/2014/03/28/isambard-kingdom-brunel-named-as-female-scientist-shows-39-alarming-39-lack-of-female-science-role-models.aspx

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