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Alice Lee

was born 164 years ago

28 June 1858

Alice Lee was awarded a D.Sc. in 1899, and had an outstanding career as a statistician working in both Bedford College and University College in London. Her work was important in disproving the belief that skull size was related to intelligence, the argument that was being used at that time to "prove" women were intellectually inferior to men.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Lee/