News tagged with gender

Where have all the girl scientists gone?

A neuroscientist from Aston University has unveiled research which challenges assumptions of the reasons behind an under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

dateSep 08, 2014 in Social Sciences
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New push to get girls into computer sciences

Google has given The Associated Press an early look at how it's trying to change the gender disparity in its own workforce, and in the pipeline of potential workers, by launching a campaign Thursday called "Made with Code."

dateJun 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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3Qs: Gender balance in biomedical research

Earlier this month the National Institutes of Health announced that going forward all biomedical research funded by the NIH must represent a balanced sample of both male and female test subjects. We asked ...

dateMay 30, 2014 in Social Sciences
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