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AASWomen Newsletter for March 9, 2018

9 Mar 2018, 20:23 UTC
AASWomen Newsletter for March 9, 2018
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AAS Committee on the Status of WomenIssue of March 9, 2018eds: Nicolle Zellner, Heather Flewelling, Cristina Thomas, and Maria PattersonThis week's issues: 1. How female fellows fared at the Royal Society2. What Happens to Us Does Not Happen to Most of You3. Title IX- A Step by Step Guide4. The deck stacked against women in science5. Women Who Shaped Science6. The West is way behind Iran and Saudi Arabia when it comes to women in science7. Job Opportunities8. How to Submit to the AASWomen Newsletter9. How to Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the AASWomen Newsletter10. Access to Past Issues of the AASWomen Newsletter-------------------------------------------------------------------------------1. How female fellows fared at the Royal SocietyFrom: Nicolle Zellner [nzellner_at_albion.edu]In a study of archival records, Røstvik and Fyfe evaluate how the induction of women into the Royal Society in London has affected publication records since 1665. In 1787, astronomer Caroline Herschel’s description of a comet was the first report in Philosophical Transactions by a woman. Over time, while membership by women has increased, their participation as publishers, referees, and editors has not. "[I]n 1955, 2.8% of submitted papers were refereed by a woman; in 1985, only 0.3% were."Read why athttps://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-02746-z?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20180309&spMailingID=56151484&spUserID=MjA1NzcxNzE5OAS2&spJobID=1361248578&spReportId=MTM2MTI0ODU3OAS2Find the original study athttps://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/handle/10023/12492-------------------------------------------------------------------------------2. What Happens to ...

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