Women in evolution - highlighting the changing face of evolutionary biology

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Abstract

The face of science has changed. Women now feature alongside men at the forefront of many fields, and this is particularly true in evolutionary biology. This special issue celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of women in evolutionary biology, by highlighting a sample of their research and accomplishments. In addition to original research contributions, this collection of articles contains personal reflections to provide perspective and advice on succeeding as a woman in science. By showcasing the diversity and research excellence of women and drawing on their experiences, we wish to enhance the visibility of female scientists and provide inspiration as well as role models. These are exciting times for evolutionary biology, and the field is richer and stronger for the diversity of voices contributing to the field.

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Authors
  • Maren Wellenreuther
  • Sarah Otto
Organisations
External organisations
  • Institute of Plant and Food Research
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Gender Studies
  • Evolutionary Biology

Keywords

  • equality, evolutionary biology, gender, women in science
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-16
JournalEvolutionary Applications
Volume9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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