Thursday, November 1, 2012

Gender bias in science

(Even after taking into account the percentage of female scientists)

Men are more likely to be invited to write in top science journals:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120830102851.htm

A committee with a male chairperson will give a scientific award to a male 95% of the time:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120508142622.htm

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