Marie Curie, go home: Science faculty study shows bias
Today women take an active part in public life. Without a doubt, they also converse with other women. In fact, they even talk to each other about other things besides men. As banal as it sounds, this is far ...
How do men and women respond to gender bias in STEM?
Research has revealed that gender biases limit the opportunities for women within science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. But just how prevalent are these biases and how are ...
Anthropologist uncovers issues of gender inequality in archaeology journals
On an archaeology field trip in New Mexico as an undergraduate in 2006, Dana Bardolph noticed something that struck her as an odd gender imbalance: The professor leading the dig was a men, while the graduate ...
Research finds reef fish can adjust for gender as oceans warm
Using a multigenerational experiment UTS research has shown for the first time that when reef fish parents develop from early life at elevated temperatures they can adjust their offspring gender through non-genetic ...
Google's moonshots, gender bias at South by Southwest
Music flooded into the streets around Austin's convention center as South by Southwest's music festival kicked off and the interactive portion wrapped up. The head of Google's (X) division talked about testing ...
"I knew it!" Hindsight more likely to affect men
(Phys.org)—They say hindsight is 20/20, but apparently that's not always the case.
New research proves gender bias extraordinarily prevalent in STEM careers
With everyone from the federal government to corporate America working to encourage more women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields, you would think the doors would be wide open to ...
Gender bias in leading scientific journals
Fewer women than men are asked to write in the leading scientific journals. That is established by two researchers from Lund University in Sweden, who criticise the gender bias.
Gender bias found in how scholars review scientific studies
A scientist's gender can have a big impact on how other researchers perceive his or her work, according to a new study.
Scientists analyze millions of news articles
Researchers in the UK have used artificial intelligence algorithms to analyze 2.5 million articles from 498 different English-language online news outlets over ten months.
Male politicians have 'bigger heads' in more gender-equal cultures
When it comes to analyzing gender stereotypes in the media, studies have shown that photographs of men focus on male faces while photographs of women are more focused on women's bodies. A recent study from Psychology of Wo ...
Study reveals gender bias of prospective parents
A Queen's University study has found that when people think about having children, men want boys and women want girls.
Male bias persists in female-rich science conferences
Women scientists in primatology are poorly represented at symposia organized by men, but receive equal representation when symposia organizers are women or mixed groups, according to research published November 21 in the ...