Gender

Journal faces backlash for publishing article on female mentorship

Scientists want to know why a major journal published findings that female mentors may be bad for your career, even after reviewers pointed out flaws in the paper’s methodology and analysis. Nature Communications says it’s investigating.

Large-scale study backs up other research showing relative declines in women's research productivity during COVID-19

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Large-scale study backs up other research showing relative declines in women's research productivity during COVID-19.

Female academics saw their own experiences with #manterrupting in this week's vice presidential debate

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Female academics saw their own experiences in the vice presidential debate's gendered and racialized dynamics.

Study says biological research still treats female subjects as an afterthought

Study says biological research still treats female subjects as an afterthought. But “sex inclusion” in the sample has its critics.

Early journal submission data suggest COVID-19 is tanking women's research productivity

Early journal submission data suggest COVID-19 is tanking women's research productivity.

Me Too was a major theme at this year's Modern Language Association meeting

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Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students.

Johns Hopkins fires professor over clash with student protesters, but he says he has no remorse

Johns Hopkins fires professor over clash with student protesters, but he says he has no remorse for either the attack or being a "white male."

The divide over scholarly debate over gender identity rages on

The disagreement over scholarly debate about gender identity rages on.

Author of recent academic hoax faces disciplinary action by Portland State

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Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

U of Arizona is being sued once again for alleged discrimination against women in terms of salary and promotions

U of Arizona is sued over alleged discrimination against female faculty members in pay and promotions. This suit follows one by female deans.

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