Female professors earn less on average than their male counterparts because they focus on underappreciated “academic citizen” roles that do not lead to promotion or pay rises, a new study suggests.
University of Leeds academics contribute to this article which draws on their recent research into the depictions of working women in Disney animated films through time.
“Women have a harder time being perceived as likeable if they are non-normative, such as not wanting to be mothers or wives,” said Sharon Sassler.
It seems an insignificant time: 16:34 on Monday 7 November. And yet, for women across France, it has huge importance as the moment they effectively stop being paid for 2016, due to the gender pay gap.
Read more about Patagonia's childcare experiment.
Are you a female scientist who is passionate about your work, and eager to explore your topic in creative ways? If so, then Soapbox Art & Science needs you.
This latest post on the Universities UK website is an example of the innovative work that universities are doing to improve educational outcomes for underrepresented students.
The School of Medicine has achieved a silver Athena SWAN award from the Equality Challenge Unit in recognition of its work to promote gender equality.
We have a new website and resources for women in cardiovascular research in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.