The 10 must read #womeninscience blogs

If you love reading about science, then you should check out these 10 remarkable blogs dedicated to women in science. They talk about their daily lives as scientists, their point of view on certain issues, or just their passion for science. When digital helps promote women in science, what’s not to like?

Here are our 10 must read #womeninscience blogs:


Cocktail Party Physics by Jennifer Ouellette (@JenLucPiquant)

Author of four popular books on science for the general public, Jennifer Ouellette does not hesitate to make connections between science and popular culture, always with her unique sense of humor.


Astronomy Communication and Outreach by Oana Sandu (@oanasandu)

Oana Sandu is not a scientist per se, but has a strong passion for astronomy, and talks about it like no other, maybe because of her communication skills. Her blog is the good place to read about astronomy in an innovative way.


The Urban Scientist by DNLee (@DNLee5)

DNLee is a biologist and studies animal behaviors and behavioral ecology. Living between the United States and Tanzania, she fights for more diversity in the scientific fields, along with the need to share science with a general audience.


Through the looking Glass by Alice Bell (@AliceBell)

Passionate about science, technology and the environment, Alice Bell is both a researcher and a writer. On her blog, she shares both personal and scientific stories, making it a very interesting testimony to understand the role of women in science.


RRResearch by Rosie Redfield (@RosieRedfield)

Rosie Redfield runs a microbiology research lab in British Columbia, Canada. She likes to write about DNA, and every other subject she feels will interest her and her readership, like progresses or obstacles in her research.


Isis the Scientist by Dr Isis (@DrIsis)

Dr Isis has a unique way to describe the daily adventures of women scientists and women in general. She has a very open tone of voice, and does not hesitate to be very harsh on certain subjects. But above all, she’s very funny…


My Science Works, by Virginie Simon (@virsimon)

My Science Works is a unique blog, gathering posts from different writers, all of them in the scientific field, of course. They talk about very different disciplines, they probably have whatever you’re looking for!


Mind the Gap by Jennifer Rohn (@JennyRohn)

Jenny Rohn is a cell biologist at UCL in London, and writes about being a woman in science. She shares her point of view on her work, and does not hesitate to be honest when talking about sexism, such as in her article, “In which sexism left me speechless.”


Neurotic Physiology by Bethany Brookshire (@scicurious)

Bethany Brookshire holds a PhD in Physiology, and blogs about her daily life. She often shares tips and advice for her fellow women scientists.


Superbug by Marynn McKenna (@marynmck)

Writing about public health on Wired and other international publications, Marynn McKenna also pusblished a book about scary diseases. She talks about every subject, from the most appealing to the most disturbing, with the same open tone.


You must know other interesting blogs dedicated to women in science! Feel free to share them with us on Twitter: @4womeninscience, using the #womeninscience hashtag.

L’Oréal–UNESCO
For Women in Science

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