Women

Patently harmful: fewer female inventors a problem for women’s health

Published: 6Jul2021

"Necessity is the father of invention," but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented...

Gender gap: Women represent two-thirds of doctorates, but hold only one-third of academic jobs

Published: 11Feb2021

Women today represent two-thirds of all Canadian doctorates in archaeology, but only one-third of Canadian tenure-stream faculty. While men with Canadian PhDs have done well in securing tenure...

Smart phones are empowering women worldwide

Published: 25Jun2020

By giving women access to information they otherwise wouldn’t have, mobile phones are transforming lives. Putting smart phones in women’s hands could be a powerful tool to support sustainable...

McGill Symposium in Women's Health (Sept. 16)

Published: 13Sep2016

Each year, the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at McGill organize a symposium to review new studies and practices in order to help practicing gynecologists, family physicians, residents,...

Could quality of sleep have to do with sex differences?

Published: 12Sep2016

You may have noticed that women are more prone to sleep disturbances than men. They are, for instance, up to twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. Could there be a link between the body...

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