Off Message: Are women boring? Mostly not

But it’s a surprisingly prevalent stereotype - one which two female academics are currently doing their utmost to debunk

25th September, 2016
Do many men secretly consider all females to be intellectual dishcloths?

A new campaign has been on my mind. It’s called Women Are Boring, and it’s an effort to demonstrate precisely the reverse. It does this by drawing attention to the many fascinating research projects that women are involved with in this country.

Its creators – Catherine Connolly, a PhD student at DCU’s School of Law and Government, and Grace McDermott, a PhD student at the university’s School of Communications – came...

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