#WomeninSTM Reading List

March 1, 2018


This year on the 8th March is International Women's Day, a day which celebrates the achievements of women in social, economic, cultural and political contexts. Women have contributed a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Science, Technology, and Medicine fields (STM), to help the progression of society.

Explore a collection of chapters online featuring just a few of these women in medicine, such as Marie Curie, Florence Stoney, Cicely Saunders, Rosalyn Yalow, and Mary Broadfoot Walker.

Learn more about Cicely Saunders:

Cicely Saunders and her early associates: A kaleidoscope of effects

from To Comfort Always: A history of palliative medicine since the nineteenth century

  Learn more about Rosalyn Yalow:

Clinical chemistry

from Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine (10 ed.)

  Learn more about Marie Curie:

Marie (1867–1934) and Pierre (1859–1906) Curie

from The History of Radiology

  Learn more about Marie Curie:


From Learning While Caring: Reflections on a Half-Century of Cancer Practice, Research, Education, and Ethics

  Learn more Florence Stoney

Florence Stoney

from The History of Radiology

  Learn more about Mary Broadfoot Walker

Neuromuscular junction disorders

from The Manual of Neurological Signs