The top five stories from 2021 are:
“My impression is that many PhD students and post-docs get used as workhorses on research projects,” says a former employee representative for researchers.
How do we ensure that the best candidate for a professorship is hired, while still securing gender balance and diversity? A new study shows how committees that hire professors struggle to meet different expectations.
But the vast majority of them are foreign researchers. Immigrants educated in Norway and descendants of immigrants are underrepresented in Norwegian academia, new statistics show.
“I felt that now I need to give something back,” says Letizia Jaccheri. She was named this year’s ODA Awards Woman and recently won a gender equality award at NTNU.
The pandemic shut down most of society, including the university and university college sector. Researchers with young children as well as teaching duties and research to conduct have been squeezed the hardest, according to recent research.
Top five resource sites
As well as the news magazine, the website Kifinfo presents statistics and measures on gender balance and ethnic diversity in research, action plans, Norwegian anti-discrimination laws and regulations and more.
Our top five resource sites from 2021 are: