A BBC Newshour segment that aired on National Public Radio in the United States discussed Sir Tim Hunt’s resignation from his position within the the faculty of life sciences from University College London (UCL) after he made comments about the “trouble with girls” in science.

Emily Rice, an astrophysics professor at the College of Staten Island, said she had been “fairy lucky” in her career.

But she added sexist attitudes were “ingrained”.

Dr. Rice said: “We know how to be objective, we know how to be rational, we know how to be logical when it comes to our data, and we’re not always as good about doing that about ourselves.”

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