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Field Museum Women on Film

Here are a selection of short films featuring the women who do science and the women who support science at the Field Museum.

Video: Fossil Carrion Feeders Margaret is an Associate Curator in the Division of Insects at The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and Chenyang is a Master's Student at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology in China. 






Listen also to our podcast series featuring women at FMNH.


Of course women have been involved in science at the Field Museum for centuries read about some of our "Past Pioneers"

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August 05th, 2013
Steph Morgan was the 2013 Field Museum Women in Science Undergraduate Intern
August 05th, 2013
Racquel Kelley was the 2013 Field Museum Women in Science High School Intern
August 02nd, 2013
Meet the Field Museum Women in Science Interns
May 20th, 2013
The Field Museum's Women in Science group was joined by Jan Lariviere for a discussion on why fewer women than men reach upper ranks of science.
December 07th, 2012
Species names are important--and much like the species they refer to, names often change over time, too. Since the origins of natural history, taxonomists have been struggling to keep track of them all.
September 27th, 2012
"The city is just a pseudo-cliff," says Mary Hennen, explaining a Peregrine falcon's perspective on Chicago's landscape. Illinois's wild Peregrine falcons might not be here in the first place if it weren't for the Chicago Peregrine Program.
August 03rd, 2012
Janet Voight does much of her research over a mile below the surface of the ocean, where amazing creatures can be found near hydrothermal vents.
April 13th, 2012
Overlooking Stanley Field Hall, 4 beautiful maiden sculptures represent the mission of the Field Museum. Have you seen them? If not, check them out before your next visit!
January 25th, 2012
A 4-week paid internship to work on research-based projects with a Museum scientist!
December 22nd, 2011
Have you ever wondered how plants are prepared and mounted before the get are archived in the Museum's collection? Here is the answer.