gender gap
Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study
Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 12, 2016
Female physicians working at medical schools in the U.S. make about $51,000 less than their male counterparts on average.
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016
Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.
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A study suggests that female researchers do not cite their own work as often as their male colleagues do.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.