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Women Achievers in Science

Women Achievers in Science
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Item Code: NAW150
Author: Ahrar Husain and Zahid Ali
Publisher: KANISHKA PUBLISHERS
Language: English
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 9788184572070
Pages: 194
Cover: HARDCOVER
Other Details: 8.50 X 5.50 inch
weight of the book: 0.37 kg
About the Book

Women Achievers in Science is a unique collection of biographical sketches of women scientist in the field of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, medicine, physiology, ‘nature, ornithology, technocrats and space scientists from all over the world. The book covers women scientist from Greek civilization to the modern technological age. It describes the struggle and perseverance of the selected women scientists. This book also highlights the hurdles and problems these women faced from within the family, work place and the society. All of them possessed a rare combination of head and heart and shows their extraordinary and exemplary talents and were also the first timer in their respective fields. Some of them were best teachers, researcher, inventors, administrators and mothers. This book shall give you a feel that women all over the world contributed a lot in the science field irrespective of their being under- estimated and suppressed by the male dominated society.

This book also includes Women’s Nobel Laureate who received the highest awards and recognition in physics, chemistry and medicine or physiology.

About the Author

Dr. Ahrar Husain is a professor and former head of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India He did M.Phil and PhD from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has published more than fifteen research papers in Foreign International Journals and equal numbers of research papers in Indian Educational Journals on Information and Communication Technologies. He is an expert on development of e-content and animations in science. He has authored thirteen books on themes such as Vigyan Shikshan (Teaching of Science), Museums of Delhi, Question Bank for Engineering Entrance Test, Sex Education in India in the 21st century, Legends of Science, and many books on popular sciences. He is a recipient of the lifetime achievement award for popularization of science from Government of Delhi and also received an award from Government of Uttar Pradesh for writing science books. He is engaged in guiding researches at M.Phil and PhD levels. He has more than twenty-five years teaching and guiding research experience. He is a prolific science writer and a science communicator.

Dr. Zahid Ali did M.Sc, M.Phil and PhD in Zoology (Genetics and Cytogenetics) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has worked on mosquito genetics and avain genetics and has published number of research papers in journals of national . and international repute. He has also worked at University of Aden, Yemen. He is at present associate professor in Academic Staff College, Aligarh Muslim Universiy, Aligarh.

Introduction

Women Achievers in Science is a unique collection of biographical sketches of women scientist in the field of physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, medicine, physiology, nature, ornithology, technocrats and space scientists from all over the world. The book covers women scientist from Greek civilization to the modern technological age. It describes the struggle and perseverance of the selected women scientists. This book also highlights the hurdles and problems these women faced from within the family, work place and the society. All of them possessed a rare combination of head and heart and shows their extraordinary and exemplary talents and were also the first timer in their respective fields. Some of them were best teachers, researcher, inventors, administrators and mothers. This book shall give you a feel that women all over the world contributed a lot in the science field irrespective of their being underestimated and suppressed by the male dominated society.

This book also includes Women’s Nobel Laureate who received the highest awards and recognition in physics, chemistry and medicine or physiology.

This book is a tribute to all of them.

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