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The Most Beautiful Girl in the Lab

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This is a cute parody of "Most Beautiful Girl in the Room" by Flight of the Conchords. On one hand the clever lyrics make me laugh, but it's also worth pointing out that the video isn't really much of an exaggeration of the work environment for many. In and out of academia, women (and occasionally men) often receive unwanted attention just getting through the course of a day, which can be uncomfortable and challenging. Since we've been discussing the XX drop off on the way to tenured faculty, you bet this is part of the equation...

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