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Gender

A rubric grid, showing "exceptional," "average" and "poor" categories, with corresponding red stars.
Jul 12, 2022
Study finds that rubrics help fight gender bias in faculty hiring—to a degree.

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August 9, 2022
One of many reasons to celebrate the CHIPS and Science Act is the inclusion of provisions that address sexual and sex-based harassment in science, Katherine Jordan writes.
July 12, 2022
Study finds that rubrics help fight gender bias in faculty hiring—to a degree.
June 23, 2022
Study compares scientific input to output, in the form of papers and patents, finding that women are “systematically” denied credit for their work. Other data suggest this is the result of implicit bias, which in turn offers insights into solutions.
May 25, 2022
Editors and event organizers should not accept proposals from researchers representing institutions with policies that discriminate against LGBTQ students and staff, Kim Manturuk writes.
April 19, 2022
Recognizing the boundaries of academic freedom is important to protecting it, Inara Scott writes.
March 31, 2022
Twenty-eight percent of academic women surveyed by Gallup say they’ve been passed over for promotion or advancement opportunities due to their gender. That’s a bigger share than female workers in the U.S. in general.
March 9, 2022
A new study challenges what’s known about gender bias in letters of recommendation for academic science jobs.
February 23, 2022
Anecdotal and other empirical evidence says women are publishing less than men over all during the pandemic. This study found otherwise.
February 17, 2022
Purdue University president Mitch Daniels’s comments about the growing campus gender gap draw criticism from engineering professors and students.
February 2, 2022
Professors in Oregon push for gender-neutral titles for retired faculty members. The idea has traction, although there’s debate about just what to call these professors instead of “emeritus” and “emerita.”

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