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Jan 18, 2021
A longtime professor wants to retire. Her university says she has to drop her pay-based gender discrimination suit first.

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January 18, 2021

A longtime professor wants to retire. Her university says she has to drop her pay-based gender discrimination suit first.

November 23, 2020

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.

November 2, 2020

We know about gender bias in student ratings of professors. A new study finds the same, troubling trend in evaluations of teaching assistants.

June 15, 2020

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

April 21, 2020

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

December 17, 2019

Men frame their research findings more positively than do women, finds a new study. Why does that matter, and how should science respond?

December 16, 2019

Stanford graduate students say it's unacceptable that dependent health-care premiums have increased 80 percent in a few years. Many are pushing for free health care for their kids.

July 30, 2019

Political science association pleases and surprises members with its flagship publication's new editorial team.

June 7, 2019

New study finds discrimination against women and racial minorities in hiring in the sciences. The study's about postdocs, but it has important implications for all of academe.

March 12, 2019

Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

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