Entries by Hannah Wallis from 11/2011

On Nobel Prizes, and why Girls Should eat Cake in History Lessons

| Posted 11.03.2011 | UK Universities & Education

It was with fascination that I listened to Radio 4's profile last week of Jocelyn Bell Burnell - the scientist whose claim to fame is being passed over for the Nobel Prize for physics, despite being the person who discovered pulsars. Rather, it was awarded to her male colleague instead.

An Open Letter to Commuters Everywhere

| Posted 11.15.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Don't discuss your recent surgical procedures with your neighbour. There's (probably) a time and a place for chats about the removal of ovarian cysts, but the 06.59 to King's Cross ain't one of them.