Marelene Rayner-Canham

Marelene Rayner-Canham is a historian of chemistry at the Grenfell campus of Memorial University in Canada

  • Harriet Brooks

    Forgotten women in chemistry


    There’s much more to do to fully understand and celebrate the historical contributions of female chemists

  • A framed portrait of Polly Porter

    Polly Porter, crystallography pioneer


    Marelene and Geoff Rayner-Canham examine one of Dorothy Hodgkin’s mentors, who never studied at school or university

  • Opinion

    Forgotten pioneers


    Who were the women that first led the way for female professional chemists? Marelene and Geoff Rayner-Canham reveal the story

  • Feature

    Fight for rights


    A few male chemists were fervent supporters of the women who sought to joining their ranks at the turn of the 20th century, as Marelene and Geoff Rayner-Canham find out