Gender not children ‘holds women academics back’

“Women academics do not rise through the ranks as fast as men with the same credentials and personal circumstances, research indicates. The study, of 2,270 academics at 24 top UK universities, found the men reached more senior levels than the women, even after parenthood was accounted for …” (more)

[Hannah Richardson, BBC News, 17 October]

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One Response to “Gender not children ‘holds women academics back’”

  1. Dan Says:

    “One explanation for this phenomenon may be discrimination against women.” – No eveidence provided.
    “They were also more likely to spend more time teaching, which in research-led universities may not carry the same prestige.”
    Evidence provided.
    Now which should I believe more?

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