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During their time as Ph.D. candidates, large numbers of women conclude that (i) the characteristics of academic careers are unappealing, (ii) the impediments they will encounter are disproportionate, and (iii) the sacrifices they will have to make are great. This is the conclusion of The chemistry Ph.D.: the impact on women's retention, a report for the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET and the Royal Society of Chemistry.
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