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AASWomen Newsletter for January 12, 2018

12 Jan 2018, 19:04 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for January 12, 2018
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AAS Committee on the Status of Women AAS Committee on the Status of Women Issue of January 12, 2018eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Christina Thomas, and Maria PattersonThis week's issues:1. New Initiatives Offer Jobs, Funding to Women Only2. Gender Discrimination in Science is Especially Common3. A Different Take on Sexism in Science4. Perceptions about what it takes to succeed in STEM fields may keep women out5. A Scientist's Gender Can Skew Research Results6. Does gender matter?7. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter8. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter9. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter1. New Initiatives Offer Jobs, Funding to Women OnlyFrom: Nicolle Zellner [nzellner_at_albion.edu]The Max Planck Society and the Australian government are taking direct approaches to address gender disparities in academic science: fund more research by female scientists and increase the number of research groups led by women each year. Read more at https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51256/title/New-Initiatives-Offer-Jobs--Funding-to-Women-Only/ Back to top.2. Gender Discrimination in Science is Especially CommonFrom: Heather Flewelling [heather_at_ifa.hawaii.edu]By: Cary Funk "As the national conversation about how women are treated in the workplace continues, a new Pew Research Center report finds that half of women working in science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) jobs report ...

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