A new initiative from the Equality Group at the department is to use this forum to recommend interesting and thought-provoking equality-themed articles, blog posts, etc.
We recommend this article that was recently published in Nature:
It discusses the role that social media in general, and Twitter specifically, can have in shaping the debate around gender issues in science. We like the article because it gives a balanced view of the strengths and limitations of what social media can accomplish in this area. Check it out!