gender gap
Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages
Study: Men Get Bigger Start-Up Packages
Jef Akst | Sep 17, 2015
A new analysis reveals yet another gender gap in science.
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Bias in Hiring Female STEM Faculty
Kerry Grens | Apr 14, 2015
Women applying to faculty openings in science or engineering have a two-fold better chance of getting the job than men, according to a hiring simulation.
New Look at the Leaky Pipeline
New Look at the Leaky Pipeline
Bob Grant | Feb 20, 2015
Academic science no longer loses more women than men, a study shows; STEM fields are losing male and female PhDs equally.
On “Geniuses” and Gender Gaps
On “Geniuses” and Gender Gaps
Jef Akst | Jan 19, 2015
Perceptions of a need for brilliance to excel in a field of study may contribute to its relatively low numbers of women, researchers report.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2014
December 2014's selection of notable quotes
2014 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2014 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 1, 2014
This year’s data reveal notable variation in compensation for life scientists working in different fields, sectors, and regions of the world.
Self-Citation Gender Gap
Self-Citation Gender Gap
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 18, 2014
A study suggests that female researchers do not cite their own work as often as their male colleagues do.
Salary Stats
Salary Stats
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2013
Surprising trends reveal themselves in this year's Salary Survey statistics.
2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2013 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Chris Palmer and Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2013
The Scientist opened up its annual Salary Survey to our international readers for the first time, revealing stark differences between average pay in the U.S., Europe, and the rest of the world.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2013
October 2013's selection of notable quotes