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Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study
An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.
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Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study
Biomedical Innovations from Women Less Likely to be Adopted: Study

An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.

An analysis of scientists’ networks finds discrepancies in the diffusion of novel ideas through communities.

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Rotonya Carr, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, underrepresented minority researchers, funding, academic medical centers, COVID-19, pandemic, SARS-CoV-2
Q&A: Unique Circumstances for Minority Scientists During COVID-19
Asher Jones | Mar 10, 2021
Investigators from underrepresented groups have borne the brunt of the disruption to science from the pandemic, according to an opinion piece that outlines ways in which institutions can lessen the damage.
Daniel Colón-Ramos Reveals the Mysteries of Worms’ Memories
Claudia Lopez-Lloreda | May 1, 2020
The Yale neuroscientist seeks to understand the brain’s architecture and function using C. elegans.
Diversity Lacking in US Academia: Study
Bob Grant | Aug 22, 2017
STEM faculties at public universities have an underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanics, and women, but there are signs of change.
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.
NSF Asks for Diversity-Boosting Proposals
Kerry Grens | Feb 26, 2016
An initial round of grants is the start of a decade-long program.
Opinion: A Diverse Perspective
W. Malcolm Byrnes | Jul 29, 2013
Progress in science is dependent on the diversity of its workforce.
Opinion: The Dilemma of Diversity
Ed Smith | Jun 10, 2013
The NIH remains a Caucasian-dominated workforce. Why haven’t the agency’s efforts to diversify been successful?