News tagged with academic positions

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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Why do so many women leave biology?

The retention rate of women in the biological sciences, both in the United States and Canada, is lower than would be expected from the number of female doctoral students who graduated within the last decade, and lower than ...

dateDec 11, 2012 in Social Sciences
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A time for a change in the PhD system

( -- According to a series of articles published in Nature, the world has too many PhDs and not enough academic jobs to sustain them. Researchers point out that it is either time to make changes in the system ...

dateApr 25, 2011 in Other report
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