Our Publications

Watton, Pettorelli & Sumner (2021) Ten Years of Soapbox Science. Available here

Boakes, Pettorelli & Sumner (2021) Giving Women a Public Voice Helps Tackle Gender Inequality in Science. Available here

Pettorelli (2019) Closing the Gender Gap in Science. Scientia 

Watton & Petorelli (2018) 6 Top Tips for a Career in Science — From the Soapbox Science Speakers. Medium

Pettorelli (2018) Eight years, 1000 volunteer speakers and counting. Womanthology

Watton, Pettorelli & Sumner (2017) What should the scientific community of tomorrow look like? Digital Science

Pettorelli (2017) Arts, Sciences and the STEM gender gap. HuffPost

Petherick, Pettorelli & Sumner (2017) Soapbox Science – Promoting women in STEM. School Science Review 98(366): 91-95.

Pettorelli (2017) It’s time you met these 10 inspiring female scientists. The Metro

Pettorelli & Sumner (2016) Achieving gender parity in science began at home but it’s going global in 2017. Womanthology

Pettorelli (2016) Taking to Our Soapboxes to Tackle Gender Inequality in Science, and Beyond. Huffington Post blog

Pettorelli (2016) Do we have the role models that we need? Wiley International blog

Pettorelli & Sumner (2016) Prove your critics wrong by doing what you can, with what you have, where you are. Womanthology

Bell, Pettorelli & Sumner (2016) Soapbox Science – Bringing Female Scientists to the Streets. Labmate Online 

Sumner (2015) Four steps to killing off sexism in science. The Guardian Higher Education, September 2015

Pettorelli & Sumner (2015) Opportunity knocks for the Tories to boost gender equality in science. The Conversation, May 2015

Pettorelli & Sumner (2014) Women scientists take to their soapboxes on London’s South bank. The Guardian, 27th June

Pettorelli & Sumner (2014) A “new” way of bringing science to the masses. Laboratory News, 10th feb

Pettorelli (2014) Ill-informed prophecies and the future of women in ecology. Ecological Society of America, 17th feb

Pettorelli & Sumner (2013) Public engagement raises the visibility of women in science. The Conversation, 4th July

Sumner & Pettorelli (2013) Women in science: changing the game for women in science – it’s not a one-stop-shop. The Independent

Pettorelli & Sumner (2013) On a soapbox for Women in Science. The Guardian, 28 June 2013, p.43

Sumner & Pettorelli (2013) Soapbox Science: spontaneous public engagement as a persuasive platform to promote women in science. The London School of Economics & Political Sciences Blog

Pettorelli et al. (2013) Addressing gender imbalances in Animal Conservation. Animal Conservation

Sumner & Pettorelli (2013) Soapbox Science: bringing science to the streets. The British Ecological Society Bulletin, vol. 44:1, p.44-45

Pettorelli & Sumner (2012) Plug the leaky career pipes for women by challenging social norms. In: The Independent 

Pettorelli, Else & Sumner (2012) Empowering Men to Balance the Gender Gap in Science In: Science 

Sumner & Pettorelli (2012) Top Recommendations from Top Women in Science. In: Nature 

As a result of this contribution in Nature, we were invited to organize a women in science discussion session at Nature’s Science Online conference in London Nov 2012.

Sumner & Pettorelli (2011) The high cost of being a woman. In: New Scientist, pp. 26-27, UK

Pettorelli & Sumner (2011) Conservation of an endangered species: the female scientist. In: Guardian Higher Education 

Sumner & Pettorelli (2011) Women in Science: Getting women to stay in the field. In: The Independent