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Jun 27, 2022
Research on guns and gun violence is seriously underdeveloped relative to the public health problem that guns represent. But things are changing.

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June 27, 2022
Research on guns and gun violence is seriously underdeveloped relative to the public health problem that guns represent. But things are changing.
June 23, 2022
Study compares scientific input to output, in the form of papers and patents, finding that women are “systematically” denied credit for their work. Other data suggest this is the result of implicit bias, which in turn offers insights into solutions.
February 1, 2022
Two new mapping projects aim to expand understanding of rural colleges and the challenges they face. One focuses on where rural college are located, the other on colleges serving rural populations.
September 20, 2021
Following criticism that its policy on extensions for early-career scientists disproportionately impacted women, whose careers have already been unevenly affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health changes course.  
August 20, 2021
A new report explores the lived experiences of students sidelined by college credits withheld because of unpaid debts owed to the institutions they attend.
February 9, 2021
Women in economics get asked significantly more questions than men when presenting -- mostly by men. Researchers say this is part of deeper gender issues within the field.
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.
May 2, 2019
New study of computer scientists says that when it comes to research output, where Ph.D.s get hired matters more than where they trained.
September 21, 2018
Two federal science agencies announce actions on harassment, to two very different reactions -- NSF moves forward with a plan to link funding to appropriate conduct, but NIH says it's not ready to take that step.
August 8, 2017
Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

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