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Policy brief

In connection to the conference Creating a competitive edge through diversity, the KIF Committee published a policy brief summing up it’s work and pointing to challenges and opportunities ahead.

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Times Higher Education
February 3, 2020
Bristol deal also gives greater recognition to ‘good citizenship’ in promotion process and is seen as model for sector.
Times Higher Education
February 3, 2020
But study shows that difference in career prospects between men and women is considerably smaller within academia compared with other sectors.
January 27, 2020
Science is often considered a male-dominated field. In fact, according to United Nations data, less than 30% of scientific researchers worldwide are women.
Times Higher Education
January 24, 2020
UK research funding and sector awards should be linked to institutions’ work under the Race Equality Charter, says Kalwant Bhopal.
Times Higher Education
January 22, 2020
New Zealand analysis of ‘globally unique’ dataset repudiates common justifications for earnings disparities.
Times Higher Education
January 16, 2020
Like the rest of society, universities have largely failed to consider the specific needs of menopausal women, describes one scholar.
The Guardian
January 8, 2020
Male culture and lack of role models are stopping female academics from launching companies based on their research.
Times Higher Education
January 6, 2020
Effectiveness of courses aimed at improving diversity in leadership called into question by interviews with ethnic minority staff.
Times Higher Education
December 28, 2019
Study says comments such as ‘she should be in the kitchen, not writing papers’ affect the careers of under-represented groups.
December 16, 2019
Universities concede societal push to handle delicate matters in more legalistic ways.
Times Higher Education
December 5, 2019
Asking BAME students to spend significant amounts of time helping universities decolonise the curriculum is far from the ideal solution, says Daniel Akinbosede.
Times Higher Education
November 7, 2019
Report also suggests that spin-outs founded and run by women receive less investment.
Times Higher Education
November 7, 2019
Study says that universities need to ‘step up’ to continue progress made by funding agencies and journals.
Times Higher Education
November 6, 2019
Presidential push for women’s universities accompanied by scrapping of gender action plan by regulator.
Times Higher Education
October 25, 2019
Gender equality expert says higher education sector must ‘strengthen the economic independence of researchers’.