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cover image Gender Differences at Critical Transitions in the Careers of Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Faculty (June 2010)
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August 24, 2015
A call to arms for women in science
Women’s Agenda
In a 2010 study by the US National Research Council women comprised about one-third of assistant professors and a quarter of tenure candidates within the field of biological sciences.

April 22, 2015
Good news about hiring women in STEM, but, it’s not enough
Quartz
A 2010 National Research Council report, for instance, found that the proportion of women among tenure-track applicants increased substantially as jobseekers advanced through the process from applying to receiving job offers in six STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields.

April 20, 2015
The Facts on Women in Science Show Why We Don’t Need the Diversity Bureaucracy
TIME
Since the 1980s, females have been interviewed and hired at a higher rate than their representation in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) applicant pool would predict, as documented by the National Research Council and other investigators.

April 16, 2015
Some good news about hiring women in STEM doesn’t erase sex bias issue
The Conversation
A 2010 National Research Council report, for instance, found that the proportion of women among tenure-track applicants increased substantially as jobseekers advanced through the process from applying to receiving job offers in six STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. . . .

December 18, 2014
Crashing the Old Boys' Science Club
Live Science (Op-Ed)
In a recent study by the National Research Council, women received 45 percent of biology Ph.D. degrees but represented only 26 percent of applicants for tenure-track faculty positions.

August 18, 2014
Gender Tenure Gap 'Significant' in Some Subjects, Finds US Study
Times Higher Education
She started off by identifying everyone who had been an assistant professor at any point from 2000 through 2004 at a university in one of the three examined disciplines, looking only at departments ranked by the National Research Council's evaluation of doctoral programmes.

March 6, 2013
Inequality Quantified: Mind the Gender Gap
Nature
The attrition continues at later stages. In biology, for example, women comprised 36% of assistant professors and only 27% of tenure candidates in a 2010 study by the US National Research Council...
 

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