Monthly Archives: January 2013

It’s a science thing: network!

In October, the GIN group explored networking by brainstorming about ‘why’ and ‘who’ of networking. Why network: gain perspective, increase visibility, find collaborators, find a job, learn about different kinds of jobs. Who: anyone, including artists, journalists, bartenders. We also … Continue reading

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Initiative helps faculty achieve balance

Stanford School of Medicine is working on some exciting new institutional changes to help faculty create a better work-life fit on the faculty career track, and thereby encourage the “best and brightest” trainees – both male and female – to … Continue reading

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Not the same old network

Want to learn more about gender bias and its impact on the work place from a different perspective. Explore the New Girls Network and learn about several common patterns of gender bias and individual strategies for managing it, including “Prove It … Continue reading

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Women Write

What fraction of scholarly papers are authored by women? How has this evolved over time? Does the answer depend on the research speciality? This analysis of the JSTOR archive of published papers shows the answer with an in-depth analysis and … Continue reading

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Science: It’s your thing

In an effort to get teenage girls interested in science, the European Commission put up a website with video profiles of female scientists and a truly irritating video. The video, complete with giggles, goggles, and make-up, attracted all the wrong … Continue reading

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