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Fairer Funding in Social Sciences Masks Gender Imbalance

Even when the news is good — women win grants from the ESRC at the same rate as men, and those grants are actually a bit larger on average — it’s tinged with bad — because there are so few senior women in academic social sciences men still get majority of the money.

8 years ago
Tim Hunt

The Response to Tim Hunt’s Sexist Remarks is Deeply Flawed

Despite the hoopla over Nobel laureate Tim Hunt’s recent comments, says Daniel Nehring, they will continue to be ignored as long as universities continue to be portrayed mostly as motors of economic growth and their transformative potential in political and cultural terms is forgotten.

8 years ago