Research

Research
Ellen Vitetta, a white woman with light hair, wears a lab coat and purple surgical gloves and holds a red Sharpie.
Nov 29, 2022
U of Texas Southwestern Medical Center settled a long-running lawsuit from a professor who alleged discrimination on the basis of age and sex. What does the case say about conditions for older female academics?

Archive

November 29, 2022
U of Texas Southwestern Medical Center settled a long-running lawsuit from a professor who alleged discrimination on the basis of age and sex. What does the case say about conditions for older female academics?
November 8, 2022
Elsevier report on the pandemic-era research environment describes confidence gaps between scientists and the public—but also potential for increased engagement in science.
August 30, 2022
Study finds that male-female research teams produce more innovative, impactful research than all-male or all-female teams, and the more gender-balanced the diverse teams are, the better.
August 15, 2022
Now-removed paper on masturbation sets social media ablaze and triggers inquiries, not necessarily because it’s shocking but because it raises ethical and quality concerns.
June 16, 2022
New paper says retractions take too long to meaningfully influence public debates about important topics.
June 14, 2022
A field reckons with its past involvement in conversion therapy for LGBTQ people—and somehow a graduate admissions decision gets thrown into the mix.
June 1, 2022
A judge has prohibited the University of Washington from releasing the names of an animal research committee to PETA. The animal-rights organization is appealing, alleging mistreatment of primates.
September 13, 2021
Pitched the Delta curveball, some scholarly associations turn to online meetings again while others still plan to meet face-to-face in the coming weeks. The groups are rethinking what annual meetings will look like after the pandemic, with implications for equity and accessibility.  
September 1, 2021
Jody Greene turns to an ancient parable for insights into the tension over the mission and priorities of these crucial institutions.
August 5, 2021
Women -- especially women of color -- and graduate students and postdocs are more likely to think they don’t belong in fields perceived to value genius over training, study says.

Pages

Topics

Back to Top