Austerity, gender balance and women-only professorships

Ireland“Sir, – It is true that the third-level sector has a gender problem at senior level. But it is also true that the sector has a wider promotions problem that affects both women and men. For historical reasons, but especially due to austerity, it is and has been much more difficult for an academic in an Irish university to be promoted than would be the case in a comparable institution in the rest of the English-speaking world …” (more)

[JM Mancini, Irish Times, 27 November]

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