How lessons the Heising-Simons Foundation learned could inform changes in academia, education, and philanthropy to boost diversity, equity and inclusion in all STEM fields
Researchers that by identifying disparities in postdoc interviews, they can start a discussion among biologists that will lead to more standardized and equitable interviews for postdoctoral positions
Research has already shown that women at all career stages are more likely to leave academia than men, and studies have hinted that women also receive less funding
First-time women principal investigators get $41,000 less than men on average
A new statistical method that explicitly tests for equivalence, rather than difference, can help combat the bias against publishing "negative results"
"It is time to hold researchers who violate the physical and emotional safety of our colleagues accountable."
Hundreds of scientific studies over two decades have told us that apes are clever—just not as clever as us
Just three percent of psychology journals explicitly state that they accept replication studies, contributing to the replication crisis
UW professor Carl Bergstrom believes facts stand a fighting chance, especially if science has their back
Based on this study, the current practice of authorizing animal experiments appears to rest on an assumption of scientific rigor, rather than on evidence that it is applied