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Vega has made recordings of outstanding women scientists. This page links to the Vega Science Trust`s videos on Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  We have also included links to science organisations/websites for women.

If you know of other sites that should be linked here, please let us know.

Videos at Vega

Jacqui McGlade at Vega Jacqui McGlade
Jacqui has presented a Vega Reflection on Science "In the Oceans" and is a regular presenter on "The Next Big Thing".
Susan Greenfield at Vega Susan Greenfield
Director of the Royal Institution, Susan presented a Vega Masterclass on "Nuts and Bolts of the Mind". Winner of the 1998 Michael Faraday Award for the furtherance of the public understanding of science.
Millie Dresselhaus at Vega Millie Dresselhaus
US Government Science Advisor to Bill Clinton and renowned nanoscientist, Millie has been interviewed by Vega as part of the face to face archive series.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell at Vega Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Discoverer of the Pulsar presents a Royal Institution Discourse filmed by Vega entitled "Tick Tick Tick Pulsating Star, How we wonder what you are"
Margaret Boden at Vega Margaret Boden
Margaret gave a Vega "Reflection on Science" on Creativity and Computers.
Helen Sharman at Vega Helen Sharman
The UK`s first astronaut presents a Vega Science Junior Masterclass on "Life in Space"
Helen Sharman at Vega WomenInNano
A short documentary about women working in Nanotechnology.  An EU funded project.  "WomenInNano"
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Birgit Liss
A short programme featuring biochemist Birgit Liss.
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Jeama Stanton
A short programme featuring ecologist Jeama Stanton.
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Faye Banks
A short programme featuring production engineer Faye Banks.
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Rachel Edwards-Stewart
A short programme featuring food scientist Rachel Edwards-Stewart.
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Emma J. King
A short programme featuring cosmologist Emma J. King.
Helen Sharman at Vega Snapshots Career Programme - Sara McGowen
A short programme featuring services engineer Sara McGowen.

Elsewhere on the Web

  British Council - Women in Science
A micro-site on women in science.
The Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation is committed to creating a world where engineering meets the needs and challenges of society by engaging the skills and talents of both women and men alike

No video on the Web

Engineer and TV presenter, interviewed here on ScienceNet.


Many links on this subject, including a broad resources section.
The UK Resource Centre for Women
The official website funded by the Department of Trade and Industry for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology.
Lowa State University Library.
Female Nobel Prize Laureates website.
Useful links to thousands of "Women-in-Science" web sites.


American equivalent of AWISE
European Women in Mathematics
Women`s Engineering Society
Scottish Resource Centre for Women in Science
Scottish Women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Contributions from Women in Physics
website on Women in 20th Century who have contributed to Physics

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