Success rates data may mask gender bias

UK“A raft of gender initiatives put in place at a UK learned society has boosted the success rates for women applying to a prestigious fellowship scheme after a historic low. It is two years since the Royal Society announced that only two women had been successful at securing its University Research Fellowships. The fact that 41 men received grants under the same call left the science community aghast …” (more)

[Holly Else, Times Higher Education, 20 October]

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