women in science

Menstruation in the field 

Bethan Davies and Becky McCerery This article is aimed at both people who menstruate, and also fieldwork leaders who wish to better support their team. Menstruation is still sometimes seen as a taboo topic but it is something a menstruating person will have to consider when planning or undergoing fieldwork in remote environments. We need … Read more

The Pregnant Field Scientist

Last autumn, I had two great pieces of news. The first was that I had been awarded a small grant to conduct three weeks’ fieldwork in Chile. The second was that I was pregnant. I was obviously immediately interested in other people’s stories about fieldwork while pregnant. I could find only a few blogs about … Read more

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