Kifinfo: Gender balance and diversity in research

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The results of the national survey on bullying and harassment in Norway’s higher education sector are finally in. But the reasons why harassment occurs remain unclear, according to the Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research.
September 23, 2019

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
October 15, 2019
Rate four times higher among women than men, and rising overall since initial 2015 survey.
The Conversation
October 15, 2019
Universities remain dominated by those from white, middle-class backgrounds, writes Professor Kalwant Bhopal.
Times Higher Education
October 14, 2019
Scholars say group awards would place focus on discovery itself and help to mitigate bias.
Times Higher Education
October 9, 2019
Finding illuminates US health agency’s overall avoidance of human-centred research.
The Guardian
October 9, 2019
Universities UK welcomes findings but says more work needed to prevent racial harassment.
Nature
October 4, 2019
Ahead of this year’s award announcements, Göran Hansson speaks about measures to address the imbalance in gender and ethnicity among winners.
Times Higher Education
September 23, 2019
President Bolsonaro’s education cuts and opposition to racial quotas will hit current policies, says Marry Ferreira.
Smithsonian.com
September 20, 2019
The historian Margaret Rossiter has devoted her career to bringing to light the ingenious accomplishments of those who have been forgotten.
Times Higher Education
September 20, 2019
Gender studies is becoming a dangerous field in Latin America and Europe. This has implications for the fight for gender equality everywhere, says Sally Gimson.
Times Higher Education
September 19, 2019
Failure to improve diversity risks ‘marginalising the impact and credibility of universities in an increasingly diverse world’, Leru warns.
Times Higher Education
September 18, 2019
First data from graduate employability survey suggest surge in reputation for continental institutions.
Times Higher Education
September 16, 2019
Free of Communist-era secretiveness, the new president might be willing to tackle abuses of power on campus, says Ararat Osipian.
Times Higher Education
September 10, 2019
Oxford professor’s response to male scholar’s guide to publication considers gendered nature of research career advice.
Times Higher Education
September 9, 2019
Joi Ito alleged to have made extensive efforts to hide millions of dollars donated by sexual abuser.
Times Higher Education
August 30, 2019
Women paid significantly less than men even when they are in the same role, conference hears.