14 July, 2005

Women in science

Don't miss this Pharyngula post on the difficulties women face in science. It's a two-fer, the first part about the "leaky pipe" syndrome at various stages in the European Young Investigator awards, and the second a paper demonstrating bias in peer review, concluding that women need to be, on average, 2.5 times as competent as men to be judged as competent. !.

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