Girl + Chemistry = Success

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Girl + Chemistry = Success

  1. 1. N: What is the gender ratio of students in the Chemistry Department? VD: At our faculty study 446 students from them 280 girls. i.e., 62.8 per cent.N: Do you observe any difference in academic performancebetween male and female students?VD: I do not see any difference between girls and boysduring the study process, it depends on the studentsmotivation and dedication to study.
  2. 2. The number of women and men working at the Faculty of Chemistry in the Vilnius University
  3. 3. The number of women working in the Research Institutes in Vilnius Institute of Biotechnology Institute of Biochemistry80% Institute of Chemistry 72%70% 64% 60%60% 56% 50%50% 46%40%30%20% 18% 17%10% 0%0% Head PhD MSc
  4. 4. …Natasha interviewed Lydia – a research associate of theDepartment of Enzyme Chemistry in the Institute ofBiochemistry…
  5. 5. N: Is it promising to become a chemist in Lithuania? L: Rather yes, since Lithuania needs new low resource technologies, yet we are just at the beginning.N: What advice, based on your own experience, wouldyou give to a future chemist?L: Always keep in mind the final goals of yourresearch, pay attention to even small details anddon’t forget to double-check your experiments.
  6. 6. When you are working on a new Probably everyone subject and get doing scientificsome interesting degree does! results, you naturally It is important to acceptstart think big, even that even if you do make aabout great discoveries. great discovery, your work will be valued by a very limited number of people – your colleagues. And Do you dream surely, do not forget that about a great years of scrupulous discovery? everyday work will be valued even less, but it is essential.
  7. 7. One obvious Female difference is that intuition women are often and better at attention scrupulous to details. monotonous What work, where men features of easily get bored. the femaleI think character Whatthat both help you to concerns mymales and overcome studies andfemales difficulties laboratoryhave features you face? work the mostnecessary for a chemist, important featuresYet a woman may be would be logicalable to solve problems in calm mood. thinking, patience and precision
  8. 8. Full text of the interviews

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