Date of Coverage: 24 February-14 Chemistry Without Women - “It happened again – another major theoretical chemistry conference features an all-male program.” That’s the opening to a new petition calling for the boycott of the 2015 International Congress of Quantum Chemistry conference in Beijing. The petition has attracted lots of support and highlighted what many see as the persistent, if unintentional, sexism in academe and in the physical sciences in particular. #womeninscience
Introduction - Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos ¶ Ever been confused by all the letters and squiggles used by scientists? Hopefully this site will unravel some of those mysteries. Sixty Symbols is a collection of videos by experts from The University of Nottingham.
IF you can’t find the motivation to get to work on something, force yourself to pick it up for just two minutes. FORCE: procrastination is tempting, but there is nothing physically stopping you from doing what you have to do. After two minutes, if not, put it away and go do something else. Even if you stop after 2min minutes, you will have 2 min worth of knowledge that you did not have before. The hardest part is getting started.