Geneticist Drops Out of New Role After Allegations of Gender Bias
Geneticist Drops Out of New Role After Allegations of Gender Bias
Constantine Stratakis, who was due to lead an institute at McGill University Health Centre, was the subject of eight equal employment opportunity complaints at his last job at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
Geneticist Drops Out of New Role After Allegations of Gender Bias
Geneticist Drops Out of New Role After Allegations of Gender Bias

Constantine Stratakis, who was due to lead an institute at McGill University Health Centre, was the subject of eight equal employment opportunity complaints at his last job at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Constantine Stratakis, who was due to lead an institute at McGill University Health Centre, was the subject of eight equal employment opportunity complaints at his last job at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

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Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM
Scholars Debate Causes of Women’s Underrepresentation in STEM
Amy Schleunes | Feb 17, 2020
Two new commentaries on a contested 2018 study about gender disparities in STEM fields clash over whether sex differences or social inequalities are to blame for the lack of women scientists and engineers.
Gender Inequity Persists in STEM
Gender Inequity Persists in STEM
Shawna Williams | Sep 6, 2019
A study finds women continue to be underrepresented among science, engineering, and math professors, despite making up more than half the student population in these fields.
Faculty Value Diversity, Though Time and Funding Are Barriers
Faculty Value Diversity, Though Time and Funding Are Barriers
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 3, 2019
A study finds professors from underrepresented groups more actively engage in diversity and inclusion activities.
Study Finds Gender Imbalances in First-Time NIH Awards
Study Finds Gender Imbalances in First-Time NIH Awards
Shawna Williams | Mar 8, 2019
Overall, men received more money on average, but R01s were an exception.
Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference
Only Women Speakers at Microbiome Conference
Ashley Yeager | Feb 26, 2019
Event organizers are taking criticism for choosing to exclude men from giving talks.
Huge Gender Disparity in Cancer Research Funding in U.K.
Huge Gender Disparity in Cancer Research Funding in U.K.
Shawna Williams | May 16, 2018
Men received both more and larger grants than women did, ending up with three times as much funding on average.
Women Are Underrepresented at Conferences: Study
Women Are Underrepresented at Conferences: Study
Diana Kwon | Apr 25, 2018
An analysis of abstracts from American Geophysical Union meetings reveals that female scientists get fewer speaking opportunities than men.
Women Less Successful When Applying for Patents
Women Less Successful When Applying for Patents
Diana Kwon | Apr 18, 2018
An investigation of 2.7 million patent submissions in the U.S. finds gender disparities throughout the application process.
The Forgotten History of World War I–Era Female Scientists
The Forgotten History of World War I–Era Female Scientists
Patricia Fara | Feb 28, 2018
As millions of men headed off to fight in the Great War, women researchers stayed behind to further science. Their struggle for equality rages on today.