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2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2016 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Karen Zusi | Oct 31, 2016
Most researchers feel stimulated by their work but are dissatisfied with their compensation, according to this year’s results.
On Race, Gender, and NIH Funding
On Race, Gender, and NIH Funding
Bob Grant | Aug 1, 2016
The results of two studies suggest slightly different biases in the review of National Institutes of Health R01 grant applications from minority and/or women researchers.
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Slight Female Bias in French Science Teacher Exams
Tanya Lewis | Jul 29, 2016
High school and college-level oral examiners graded women higher than men in male-dominated fields.
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 | Nov 30, 2014
December 2014's selection of notable quotes