History of Scientific Women


Posters (from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics)


♦ Film on Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson: "Hidden Figures" (2016)
♦ Film on Marie Curie: "Marie Curie" (2016)
♦ Film on Saint Hildegard of Bingen: "Vision - Aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen" (2009).
♦ Film on Hypatia: "Agora" (2009)
♦ Film on Julia Robinson: "Julia Robinson and Hilbert's Tenth Problem " (2007)

On the web

Women rock science
Famous female scientists
4000 years of women in science
Women in astronomy
Women in botany
Women's contribution to classical islamic civilisation
Women in meteorology before world war II
List of female scientists before the 21st century Wikipedia
Famous women scientists
Women in science throughout history

For children

♦ "Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World", R. Ignotofsky, Ten Speed Press (2006)
♦ Cards with the great names in algorithmics and computing (in French from INRIA):


♦ "Programming Pioneer Ada Lovelace", V. Bodden, Lerner Publishing Group (2016)
♦ "17 femmes prix Nobel de sciences", H. Merle-Beral, O. Jacob (2016)
♦ "L'astronomie au féminin", Y. Nazé, CNRS Editions (2014)
♦ "Femmes de sciences de l'antiquité au XIX siècle", A. Gargam, EUD Editions (2014)
♦ "Des mathématiciens de A à Z", B. Hauchecorne and D. Suratteau, Edition Ellipses (2008)
♦ "Histoire des femmes scientifiques de l'antiquité au XXème siècle", E. Sartori, Plon (2006)
♦ "Les femmes et la science", G. Chazal, Edition Ellipses (2006)
"The hidden giants", S. Howard (2006)
♦ "Trop belle pour le nobel", N. Witkowski, Seuil (2005)
"Women in medicine", A. L. Windsor, Edition Encyclopedias (2002)
♦ "Histoire des femmes de science en France du moyen âge à la révolution", J.-P. Poirier, Pygmalien (2002)
"Women in chemistry: their changing roles from alchemical times to the mid-twentieth century", M. and G. Rayner-Canham (2001)
♦ "Des physiciens de A à Z", A. Rousset and J. Six, Edition Ellipses (2000)
Old-time makers of medicine, J.J. Walsh (1911)
"Dictionnaire portatif des femmes célèbres", Vol. 1, Jean François de Lacroix (1788)
"Dictionnaire portatif des femmes célèbres", Vol. 2, Jean François de Lacroix (1788)


"The academic jungle: ecosystem modelling reveals why women are driven out of research", Oikos 121: 999–1004 (2012)
"L'informatique ou l'art de se reproduire entre hommes", in the journal Impossible (2012)