Published: May 20, 2013

FMWIS: Why is the Pipeline So Leaky?

Katherine Webbink, Information Systems Specialist, Information Technology

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On May 6, 2013, the Field Museum's Women in Science group was joined by Jan Lariviere to discuss why there are still fewer women than men in the upper ranks of academia and scientific research.  Take a look/listen to some of the points and resources that were brought up in the course of the discussion.

On May 6, 2013, the Field Museum's Women in Science group was joined by Jan Lariviere to discuss why there are still fewer women than men in the upper ranks of academia and scientific research. Take a look/listen to some of the points and resources that were brought up in the course of the discussion.

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Katherine Webbink

In the Technology Department, Kate works on cataloging the Field Museum's digital media--how do we preserve the digital media bits of natural history? For now, the answer here seems to involve a lot of DNGs. Going forward, digital formats and the workflows that go with them change all the time, so collections need to stay on their toes if they don't want to lose data and the ideas that go with them.