gender issues

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: researchblogging.org, women in science, feminism, gender disparity, academia, career Image: East Bay AWIS. An article was published in today’s issue of Science that explores the reasons that female scientists are not achieving that elusive Principle Investigator (PI) status that is generally thought to be the epitome of success in academe. In short, this article…

XX Scientists: Is There a Such Thing?

tags: gender issues, gender disparity, blogosphere, science blogs, life science blogs PZ asked his students these questions on an exam that he was recently writing; 14. Hey! Have you noticed the lack of women scientists so far? Briefly speculate about why they’re missing. 15 (2 pts extra credit). Name a female scientist of any era.…

In Search of My Rhetorical Penis

tags: gender issues, gender disparity, blogosphere, science blogs, life science blogs Image: Anemi I have been thinking more about TheScientist‘s recent online article, “Vote for your favorite life science blogs“, where they asked this same question of seven of the “top” life science bloggers — all of whom just so happened to be men. It…