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Episode 116: How Did These Filipina Scientists Impact Society?

Celebrating how far women have come plays a crucial role in fueling the ongoing quest to reject and resist gender inequality in all forms, especially in the field of science in the Philippines. And there are few better ways to honor and celebrate Pinays in STEM than by learning about some of the greatest scientists in Philippine history.

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This episode of the Ask Theory podcast was made possible by The British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

Now on its third year, the British Council is accepting applicants for its Women in STEM Scholarship Programme. Successful applicants will receive a full scholarship to study a master’s degree or an Early Academic Fellowship in science, technology, engineering or mathematics at a prestigious UK university. Enjoy benefits including a 12-month stipend, accommodation allowance, visa and insurance coverage, and special support for applicants with children. The full lists of universities, courses offered, and eligibility criteria are available on the British Council Women in STEM website:

The deadline for University of Strathclyde applications is on March 31, 2023, while the deadline for Newcastle University and Middlesex University applications is on April 23, 2023.

For more information, contact Janelle Almosara-Capiral (Communications Manager, Southeast Asia) at or Danie Son Gonzalvo (Programme Manager, Education) at

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