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Gender affects awarding of research funding

Women are still underrepresented in top academic positions. One of the possible explanations for this is the increasing importance of obtaining research funding. Women are often less successful in this than men. Psychology ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Improving risk-cost-benefit analysis

The effects of new technologies and discoveries—from nuclear power to medical treatments —often must be inferred long before they are experienced, forcing policymakers to rely on risk, cost and benefit analyses when deciding ...

dateOct 29, 2015 in Social Sciences
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