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Have you heard of the Matilda Effect? A term coined by historian of science Margaret Rossiter, it is the systematic downplaying/overlooking of women's roles in scientific discovery. Familiar examples of women whose contributions are not always given their due include Rosalind Franklin and, more recently, Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
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Improving the record > Using Wikipedia to inspire the next generation of women scientists http://t.co/ucs3CWmLmO [AM RT]

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