Committees with Implicit Biases Promote Fewer Women when They Do Not Believe Gender Bias Exists
In a nationwide competition for elite research positions, committees that hold strong implicit gender biases and doubt that women face external barriers to their success are observed to promote fewer women.
Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor
A few years ago, TV celebrity Rachel Maddow was at Rockefeller University to hand out a prize that's given each year to a prominent female scientist. As Maddow entered the auditorium, someone overheard her say, "What is up with the dude wall?"
Medicine Ignored Women's Health for Years - That's Finally Changing
For decades, the medical field has dismissed female health concerns. Women have been told that they’re imagining signs of heart attacks and other life-threatening ailments and had few resources devoted to researching their medical problems, but, at last, that seems to be changing.
A comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of Computer Science literature reveals that, if current trends continue, parity between the number of male and female authors will not be reached in this century.
Measuring Inequality - Creating an Indicator to Assess Gender Bias in Universities
This article presents a new initiative from the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden (CWTS), to assess gender inequality in research publication across different institutions internationally and drive further change in the sector.