The end of gender disparities in science? If only it were true…

Gender, again? There has been a resurgence of interest in the last few years regarding gender disparities and bias in science. Recent research has examined, inter alia, lower rates of participation of women in the scientific workforce, the lower rates of female production of scientific work, and lower scientific impact—measured by citations—of female-authored work.   […] Lire la suite


Engineering a gender bias

Female researchers cite their own work less than men. If citations are the currency of science, women are being short-changed. In 2015, a Canadian team found female researchers in engineering tend to publish in more influential journals, but their work is less cited. Now, the same team is preparing to publish evidence that women across […] Lire la suite