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Dame Kay Davies, Professor of Anatomy and Deputy Chair of the Wellcome Trust, discusses the challenges faced by women who pursue an academic career, in this New Statesman article.

I have spent over forty years in science and, I hope, have made a significant contribution to our understanding of the relationship between our genes and disease, particularly in relation to Duchenne muscular dystrophy. But it very nearly wasn't so.

Read more (New Statesman)

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Report reveals issues what might turn women away from academic science (Wellcome Trust)