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Veterinary History
Putting ‘feminisation of the profession’ in context

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THE RCVS Charitable Trust is to co-fund a PhD study examining why a veterinary career has become increasingly popular with women.

The study, which will be funded in association with Imperial College London and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, is entitled ‘Veterinary training and veterinary work: a female perspective, 1919–2000’ and will examine the shift in women's expectations, experiences, professional networks and career trajectories. …

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