Gender Inequity Persists in STEM
Gender Inequity Persists in STEM
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.
Gender Inequity Persists in STEM
Gender Inequity Persists in STEM

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.

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.

gender inequality
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.
More than 8,000 Have Joined “Request a Woman Scientist” Database
More than 8,000 Have Joined “Request a Woman Scientist” Database
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 24, 2019
In a survey, 11 percent of participants say they have been contacted for media interviews, panels, and other opportunities.
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.
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Salk Gender-Discrimination Lawsuit to Go to Trial
Shawna Williams | Sep 4, 2018
A judge throws out several of researcher Beverly Emerson’s claims, but the case proceeds.
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.
<em>PNAS</em> Editor-in-Chief Placed on Leave
PNAS Editor-in-Chief Placed on Leave
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 5, 2018
In a gender discrmination lawsuit against the Salk Institute, a female scientist alleges that biologist Inder Verma was dismissive of his female colleagues. 
Gender Differences in Research Productivity
Yu Xie | Sep 27, 1999
Numerous studies have found that female scientists publish at slower rates than male scientists. In a classic statement of the problem, Jonathan Cole and Harriet Zuckerman characterize this gender gap in publication rates as "the productivity puzzle."