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Online Events: Understanding Diversity in STEM – WMPD Day

On May 12 – Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities Day – a series of online events will mark the release of a report on the status of these groups in science, analyze the new data, and aim to provide an understanding of what to do next.

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The Worst Academic Field to be a Woman in?

There is no shortage of disciplines and industries rife with sexism. The STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – are particularly well […]

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Ten Recommended Resources for Women in Academia

In our second post for 2018’s Academic Book Week, we wanted to take the opportunity to highlight some of the fantastic resources available to help support, encourage and develop women in academia. From blogs to books, to influential social media accounts and reports, the literature out there is both vast and dynamic.

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Women in Academia: Tips From Your Peers

For Academic Book Week, SAGE Publishing, the parent of Social Science Space, asked some of its authors and editors for their top tips for women in academia:

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The Gender Pay Gap Persists at Canadian Universities

There is still a gender pay gap at nearly all Canadian universities, with especially big gaps at Canada’s 15 research-intensive universities, Megan Frederickson shows. It’s not accounted for by greater talent or solely the ghost of sexism past.

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Do Women Count in Economics?

By one estimate of U.S. universities, there are about 300,000 fewer women students in the field of economics than there should be if sexism were not so rampant.

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