Please note that, as of 2020, the Women Are Boring site is no longer active or accepting submissions.

Women Are Boring was co-founded in 2016 by Catherine Connolly and Grace McDermott, who met while studying for their PhDs in Dublin City University, Ireland. To learn more about us, see the ‘who we are’ page.

Who we are

‘Research that’s changing the internet’s perspective’ (Marie Claire South Africa, April 2017)

‘…the go-to destination for anyone needing reassurance, or simply an education, that women are anything but boring’ (Riposte Magazine, March 2017)

‘…two women changing the internet with great content written by women’ (Irish Country Magazine, January 2017)

 ‘Women in research are anything but boring’ (The Irish Times, September 2016)

‘The best new brainy blog… our new internet haven’ (STELLAR magazine, August 2016)

‘The research blog putting paid to a harmful myth’ (, July 2016)

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