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New study of harassment of graduate students by faculty members suggests that the problem is worse -- both in level of offense and prevalence of repeat offenders -- than many believe.
“My university's resources to combat abusive supervisors are laughably ineffective.”
Two top scientists are suing their employer, the Salk Institute, alleging that they and other women have suffered long-term gender discrimination at the renowned California research center.
39 percent reported having been verbally harassed and 9 percent said they had suffered physical harassment at work.
There are probably much better reasons for creating a diverse team and organization than boosting creativity.
Implicit biases are pervasive and unavoidable. But they can be changed.
Study underway tests whether black and women applicants for NIH grants face discrimination.
Diversity stats across the Royal Society’s activities.
Why are science and maths teachers more likely to leave the profession?
The biomedical research enterprise strives to be a meritocracy, but structural inequities and the reliance on nonscientific proxies such as journal impact and university prestige present roadblocks.
Papers with female first authors receive 10% fewer citations than comparable work published by men, according to a new study
They act as a “social vaccine” that protects female students against negative stereotypes and gives them a sense of belonging.
Relying just on numbers to assess gender equality is insufficient because companies and researchers are smart enough to game the system.
Re-structuring presentation programmes could make meetings more accessible.
Here’s how the agency is trying to change that
Female engineers who work at Facebook may face gender bias that prevents their code from being accepted at the same rate as male counterparts, according to internal company studies disclosed today.
New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.
We can overcome the tyranny of inaccessible science hardware by building a movement for equity in science.
Venture capitalists are bright, clannish and almost exclusively male
Male scientists in the United Kingdom report teaching less than their female counterparts, while women and minorities tend to feel disadvantaged in their careers.