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Women in industrial research / edited by Renate Tobies and Annette B. Vogt ; with the assistance of Valentine A. Pakis.

Contributor(s): Tobies, Renate, 1947- | Vogt, Annette B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Wissenschaftskultur um 1900: Bd. 8.; Wissenschaftsgeschichte: Publisher: Stuttgart : Franz Steiner, c2014Description: xv, 258 pages : illustrations, facsims., ports. ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9783515106702 (hd.bd.); 3515106707 (hd.bd.).Subject(s): Women in science -- History | Women in technology -- History | Women -- History | Research, Industrial -- History | Optics -- History | Electrical engineering -- History | Chemical industry -- History | Cosmetics industry -- History | Nuclear industry -- HistoryOther classification: 85.65
Contents:
Introduction : women researchers in industrial laboratories : trends and perspectives / Renate Tobies and Annette B. Vogt -- Links between academic and non-academic professions / Renate Tobies, Annette B. Vogt, and Brenda Winnewisser -- Women scientists with different laboratory practices : transitioning from the Kaiser Wilhelm society to industrial laboratories, and vice versa / Annette B. Vogt -- Collaboration and competition between academia and industry : Hedwig Kohn and Osram, 1916-1938 / Brenda Winnewisser -- The background and career of Angeliki Panagiotatou : the first female physician in Greece to hold a Ph.D. / Poly Giannakopoulou -- The electrical engineering industry / Renate Tobies -- Lillian Gilbreth and Irene Witte : women of efficiency / Herbert Mehrtens -- Female scientists in German electrical engineering corporations and their patronage relationships / Renate Tobies -- From the German electrical engineering industry to the United States : the case of Cecilie Froehlich / Renate Tobies -- The chemical, cosmetics, and nuclear industries / Jeffrey A. Johnson, Maria Rentetzi, and Renate Tobies -- Women in the chemical industry in the first half of the 20th century / Jeffrey A. Johnson -- Creating a niche for women in the cosmetics industry / Maria Rentetzi -- Dora J. Leipunskaya and the contributions of women to the nuclear industry / Peter Bussemer -- Optical companies and institutions for applied optics / Renate Tobies -- Women academics and industrial researchers in Thuringia during the early twentieth century / Renate Tobies -- Maria F. Romanova and her research on applied optics in Russia and Germany / Peter Bussemer -- Female employees at Carl Zeiss-Jena during the 1960s and 1970s / Katharina Schreiner -- Designing planetariums for the Carl Zeiss corporation : an architect tells her story / Gertrud Schille --
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