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The Gender Banter: Implications of Not Practicing What We Preach
Career
August 8, 2022

The Gender Banter: Implications of Not Practicing What We Preach

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Emancipating Women 
Industry
July 5, 2022

Emancipating Women 

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Criminologist Nancy La Vigne to Head U.S. National Institute of Justice
Announcements
May 10, 2022

Criminologist Nancy La Vigne to Head U.S. National Institute of Justice

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David Williams on ‘The Virus of Racism’ at OBSSR’s Annual Matilda White Riley Event
Event
May 3, 2022

David Williams on ‘The Virus of Racism’ at OBSSR’s Annual Matilda White Riley Event

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Purdue Science and Tech Scholar Fouché Heads NSF Social and Economic Sciences Division

Purdue Science and Tech Scholar Fouché Heads NSF Social and Economic Sciences Division

and a science and technologies studies scholar whose high-profile work often looks at the connection of sport and technology, has taken the reins of the National Science Foundation’s Social and Economic Sciences Division

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An Invisible Bias with Real Implications for Women Leaders

An Invisible Bias with Real Implications for Women Leaders

The underrepresentation of women in senior leadership positions across all sectors is clearly not a pipeline issue. Research points to bias as one reason they aren’t getting ahead.

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Institute for Advanced Study Draws from Humanities for New Director

Institute for Advanced Study Draws from Humanities for New Director

Earlier this month, David Nirenberg — a professor of medieval history who had been dean of the Divinity School at the University of Chicago — became the the director of the Institute for Advanced Study to come from the humanities.

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As Pandemic Warps Productivity, Early-Career Professors Envision Changes Evaluating Tenure

As Pandemic Warps Productivity, Early-Career Professors Envision Changes Evaluating Tenure

A Canadian research team observed a profound ripple effect where reduced productivity from increased workload due to the pandemic impacted researchers’ progress.

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Engineer and Psychologist Carlotta Arthur to Head DBASSE

Engineer and Psychologist Carlotta Arthur to Head DBASSE

Engineer and psychologist Carlotta M. Arthur, currently director of the Henry Luce Foundation’s Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM, has been named the new executive director of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at America’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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Has COVID Created a ‘Lost Generation’ of Early Career Researchers?

Has COVID Created a ‘Lost Generation’ of Early Career Researchers?

A year ago the potential impact of COVID-19 on precarious early career researchers (ECRs) looked bleak. Reporting on findings from the longitudinal Harbingers 2 project, David Nicholas suggests the effects of COVID-19 on ECR researchers have been varied internationally. Where pressures from the pandemic have been felt most acutely, particularly in the UK, US and France, it has often aligned with perceptions of ongoing structural issues within academia.

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Ping, Read, Reply, Repeat: Research-Based Tips About Breaking Bad Email Habits

Ping, Read, Reply, Repeat: Research-Based Tips About Breaking Bad Email Habits

At a time when there are so many concerns being raised about always-on work cultures and our right to disconnect, email is the bane of many of our working lives.

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Keeping an Eye on Who We Cite – and Who We Don’t

Keeping an Eye on Who We Cite – and Who We Don’t

“Make sure you’re not only citing white guys!” That was the unmistakable takeaway Wednesday as Deen Freelon discussed his research into citation inequities in the social sciences.

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