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Neuroscientist Rusty Gage Named Interim President of Salk Institute
Jim Daley | Jan 24, 2018
Elizabeth Blackburn announced in December that she would step down from the role following gender discrimination lawsuits brought by faculty.
Canadian Science Community Gathers Momentum in Improving Gender Equity
Viviane Callier | Jan 18, 2018
Institutions document the effects of unconscious bias and set specific goals for gender balance.
New Initiatives Offer Jobs, Funding to Women Only
Ashley Yeager | Jan 5, 2018
To correct gender disparities in academic science, the Max Planck Society and the Australian government are taking the uncommonly direct approach of affirmative action.
2017 in Quotes
Catherine Offord | Dec 28, 2017
Gender discrimination, Brexit, and climate change are among the issues that have received considerable attention from the scientific community this year.
2017 Life Science Salary Survey
Aggie Mika | Nov 1, 2017
Industry professionals make more than academic researchers, but for professors, it may not be about the money.
Salary Survey: By the Numbers
Aggie Mika | Oct 31, 2017
An overview of this year's results in graphical form
Study Digs into Sexual Harassment During Fieldwork
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 17, 2017
Ambiguous rules and absent consequences are linked to harassment.
Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2017
Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.
Salk Faces Gender Discrimination Lawsuits
Jef Akst | Jul 17, 2017
Two high-ranking female scientists at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, claim the center is run by a team of “good old boys.”
Peer Reviewers Less Likely to Be Women
Kerry Grens | Jan 26, 2017
An analysis of journals from the American Geophysical Union finds women are underrepresented as reviewers, likely because editors recommend them less often.