Write about the Three Noble Prize Winners scientists Francoise Barre-Sinouss, Ada E. Yonath Noble and Irene Curie. Do research on their lives, their work and their impact. Look out particularly for commonalities and differences. Do extensive research on them including their life/biography (try to see why she chose, if she did, to study science, what barriers/obstacles stood in her way), and her outstanding work, and the awards that she won (or just nominations). Find also sources that discuss how they and their work were received by the scientific community/institution (locally or internationally). Try to find out if they found doing science rewarding at the end. One way to frame your paper is to make use of Joyce Tang’s argument (2006) that “for a woman to be successful in science not only requires perseverance and talent, but also structural opportunities, institutional support and conscious decision making”. The final product will be a paper 15 to 20 page-long (double-spaced).
Please use print (books, journals, encyclopedias) and reliable web sources. Due on the 7th of January 2015.