Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the careers of women in Science, Engineering and Technology (STEM), and aims to address gender inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of women in senior roles.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

In the news

Equally productive women are tenured less - Science, 18 August 2014
By: Beryl Lieff Benderly

Why are women underrepresented in the ranks of tenured faculty? The reason isn’t lower productivity, according to a new study presented 17 August at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association. Women received tenure less often than men with equal productivity in three disciplines studied by Kate Weisshaar, a Ph.D. student in sociology at Stanford University.

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