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Leading women in Science: Why are we still so few?

Posted By Administration, 03 October 2017
Updated: 03 October 2017
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IOP focuses on gender balance and research by school students at teacher conference

Posted By Administration, 31 January 2017

24 January 2017 - The Institute of Physics

Sessions on improving the gender balance in physics and bringing independent research projects into the school curriculum were among the IOP’s inputs to the four-day Association for Science Education (ASE) conference on 4–7 January, with a talk by the Institute’s Charles Tracy chosen as one of 12 keynote events to be highlighted in the conference programme.

Read the complete article on the website of the IOP.

Tags:  congress  gender bias  gender equality  IOP 

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C. Megan Urry, Peering Into Universe, Spots Bias on the Ground

Posted By Administration, 01 December 2016

C. Megan Urry is a former president of the American Astronomical Society and the first woman to head the physics department at Yale University.

Read the complete article on the website of the New York Times
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Tags:  astronomy  Gender  gender bias 

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Quantitative Evaluation of Gender Bias in Astronomical Publications from Citation Counts

Posted By Administration, 07 November 2016
The authors analyse the role of first (leading) author gender on the number of citations that a paper receives, on the publishing frequency and on the self-citing tendency.
Read the complete abstract here on the website of the Cornell University Library.

Tags:  gender bias  publications 

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