Last week I went to a fantastic workshop run by the British Ecological Society. This blog has almost nothing to do with that but concerns a conversation I had in the pub afterwards. 727 more words
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From The Scientist
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… researchers from Indiana University, the University of Montreal, and the University of Quebec have looked at citations across disciplines by gender and demonstrated that female scientists publish less and receive fewer citations than their male counterparts around the world.
The bad isms are racism, sexism, ageism, etc, etc. There is a lot of recent work on how to combat biases of these kinds, particularly implicit ones, of which their possessors are not aware, or are only slightly aware. 159 more words