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dc.contributor.authorRøstvik, Camilla Mørk
dc.identifier.citationRøstvik , C M 2018 , ' Cernoises and horrible cernettes : a history of women at CERN 1954–2017 ' , Women's History Review , vol. 27 , no. 5 , pp. 858-865 .
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dc.identifier.otherRIS: urn:A3D470DBE072FE779B222D596209CE2A
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dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0001-9916-917X/work/61133187
dc.descriptionThis research was supported by doctoral funding from the School of Arts, Literature and Cultures at the University of Manchester.en
dc.description.abstractThe European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) was founded in 1954 by a group of men seeking to explore the fundamental building blocks of our Universe. Since then, they and a host of international scholars have succeeded, exemplified by the discovery of the Higgs Boson in 2012 and numerous Nobel Prize awards. But running parallel to the 'great men' of high-energy physics, is the untold story of the women of CERN. The organisation is an elite institution, and can thus provide insight into why numbers of women remain low in all facets of its work (except professional administrative). This viewpoint explores the role of women at CERN, both scientists and non-scientists, drawing on archival research from the organisation's collection in Geneva and interviews, providing an analysis of why gender diversity is still one of the puzzles left for this elite space to solve.
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dc.rights© 2017 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created, accepted version manuscript following peer review and may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at:
dc.subjectD History General and Old Worlden
dc.subjectD901 Europe (General)en
dc.subjectH Social Sciences (General)en
dc.titleCernoises and horrible cernettes : a history of women at CERN 1954–2017en
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Historyen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Centre for Contemporary Arten
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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