Girls and women in STEM

In several studies children were asked to draw a scientist. In almost all cases they drawn men, with glasses and in a lab coat. A research from the National Girls Collaborative Project shows that until K-12 (before the ending of high school) there is no difference in the achievements in math and science between boysContinue reading “Girls and women in STEM”

Officina della Chimica – Chemistry Garage

“Officina della Chimica” or chemistry garage was a workshop I organized during the academic year 2014/2015 for my students. The idea was to play with chemistry in a more relaxed environment compared to usual lectures. Only 6 students attended the workshop, but they devoted three afternoons per week, their Eastern holidays and also part ofContinue reading “Officina della Chimica – Chemistry Garage”