Most of Latvia's brain power comes from the distaff side, with 51% of researchers being women according to Eurostat data for 2015, the most recent data available. 

That's against the EU average of 33.4%, with runners-off Lithuania and Croatia slightly behind with 50.7% and 48.9% respectively, reports.

Meanwhile the Netherlands had the EU's most male-dominated science sector with just 25.4% researchers being women.