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Q&A Wendy Belcher: How to write a journal article in 12 weeks

11 July 2019

Bec Crew

What they don’t teach at your institution. 

Discrimination drives LGBT+ scientists to think about quitting

11 July 2019

Elizabeth Gibney

Despite progress, many physical scientists from sexual and gender minorities experience exclusion or harassment at work, finds UK survey.

Gender is not the biggest barrier to career success

14 June 2019

Gemma Conroy

Study paints bleak picture of disadvantage attached to ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

Unconscious bias limits women's careers

15 April 2019

Smriti Mallapaty

The vast gender gap in Japanese science has leading women researchers calling for change.

My CV is gender biased. Here’s what I plan to do about it

13 March 2019

Arian Wallach

A confession: I can count on a single hand the number of women I have invited to collaborate with me on publications and grants.

Data brief: Female first-authors attract more readers

2 January 2019

Gemma Conroy

The work of female researchers has a broader impact than citation analysis suggests, but not in India.

Gender inequalities in science won’t self-correct: it’s time for action

5 September 2018

Sarah Hamylton et al.

"For twenty years people had been telling me how lucky I was to be in our field of research because 'things' were changing for young women. Twenty years later 'things' had not changed.

Furiously surfing the wave to scientific success

23 August 2018

Merlin Crossley

From the top of the wave the view is sweet, but it's all too easy to fall off.

Science career ads are disproportionately seen by men

1 August 2018

Dina Fine Maron

Marketing algorithms prevent many women from seeing the advertising, even though it’s illegal to target jobs to one gender.

Girls will be girls? Gender stereotyping among six-year olds sparks debate

5 January 2018

Gemma Conroy

A study revealing that girls are more likely to link brilliance with boys than with their own gender made headlines on the web.