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  • Gender, vulnerabilities, and how the other becomes the otherer in academia

    • Apr 8, 2024
    • Esme Franken, Fleur Sharafizad, Kerry Brown

    This article draws on the work of Judith Butler, particularly the notion of vulnerability in/as resistance, to explore the gendered experiences of women in Australian academia.

  • In search of a job—But which one? How unemployed people revise their occupational expectations

    • Apr 1, 2024
    • Didier Demazière

    Job search is a compulsory duty with which unemployed people must either comply, or risk being sanctioned. Activation policies have reinforced this obligation (Eichhorst et al., 2008). At the same time, employment job statuses have diversified, while conditions of employment have been weakened; the end result is growing job insecurity and precariousness, primarily affecting jobseekers

  • Examining the Draw of Diversity: How Diversity Climate Perceptions Affect Job-Pursuit Intentions

    • Mar 18, 2024
    • Derek R. Avery, Sabrina D. Volpone, Robert W. Stewart, Aleksandra Luksyte, Morela Hernandez, Patrick F. McKay, Michelle (Mikki) R. Hebl

    Organizations must target talented applicants, who will often be demographically diverse, to attract the most competent and competitive workforce possible. Despite the bottom-line implications of attracting the best and brightest, surprisingly little is known about how and why diversity recruitment strategies affect recruitment outcomes (e.g., job-pursuit intentions).

  • Male psychologists and female mathematicians: Gender beliefs and undergraduate degree choices

    • Mar 11, 2024
    • Madeleine Pownall, Nathan Heflick

    This paper assessed a variety of gender beliefs and identities amongst men and women in Science. The results demonstrate how gender identity may account for differences in undergraduate representation. The authors discuss the implications of their findings for increasing uptake of gender stereotype career paths (e.g., women in STEM) with a particular focus on how femininity may be rejected in counter-stereotypical domains.

  • Diversity among research staff found to increase participation of underrepresented patients in clinical studies

    • Mar 4, 2024
    • Boston Medical Center

    "Understanding ways to improve recruitment of racially and ethnically underrepresented patients in clinical research is critical," said Manju Subramanian, MD.

  • Supporting Diversity in STEM

    How Allies Can Fight Discrimination Against Black, Latino STEM Students

    • Feb 20, 2024
    • Amy McCaig

    Calling out discriminatory behavior is an effective way for white students to help combat racism against Black and Latino science, technology, engineering, and math students, researchers report.

  • Workplace Burnout

    To Retain Women, Workplaces Need to Fight Burnout

    • Feb 12, 2024
    • Melissa De Witte

    Employers must act now to combat the burnout forcing women out of the workforce.

  • Ethical Leadership Style

    For Inclusive Hiring, Findings Back Ethical Leadership Style

    • Feb 5, 2024
    • Lauren Kirschman

    New research examines the impact of leadership style on prospective Black employees who apply for jobs in less-diverse companies.

  • Girls in STEM

    Scientists May Misunderstand the Gender Gap in Physics

    • Jan 29, 2024
    • Amy McCaig

    A recent study suggests women are less likely to pursue a career in physics. Researchers warn that this individualist argument blunt initiatives promoting women's equality in STEM.

  • Emergency Room Diversity

    Recruitment of a diverse emergency medicine residency program: Creating and maintaining a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion

    • Jan 15, 2024
    • Michelle D. Lall MD, MHS, Anika Backster MD, MSCR, Melissa H. White MD, MPH, Sheryl L. Heron MD, MPH, Jeffrey N. Siegelman MD

    Addressing healthcare disparities is a key quality issue in medicine today, and one starting place for approaching healthcare disparities is improving diversity within the healthcare workforce.

  • Unconscious bias in science

    All inside our heads? A critical discursive review of unconscious bias training in the sciences

    • Jan 1, 2024
    • Christian Möller, Saffron Passam, Sarah Riley, Martine Robson

    This article reviews publications relating to unconscious bias training (UBT) interventions across STEMM (Science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) areas in Higher Education (HE) institutions

  • Plain language summaries DEI and Accessibility

    Plain language summaries: Enabling increased diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility in scholarly publishing

    • Dec 18, 2023
    • Adeline Rosenberg, Joanne Walker, Sarah Griffiths, Rachel Jenkins

    Plain language summaries can diversify readership and authorship, address information inequity, include typically under-represented stakeholders and provide an accessible route into scholarly literature.

  • Working in Laboratory

    Researchers: Career metrics uphold racism, sexism in science

    • Dec 4, 2023
    • Futurity, KAT MCALPINE-BOSTON

    "I'm over surviving in a system that is so clearly not made for me, or even more so, for some of my colleagues," says Sarah Davies. "In science, we're always talking about increasing diversity, but the coronavirus pandemic really exposed everything."

  • The (un)discovering of ecology by Alaska Native ecologists

    • Nov 20, 2023
    • Wendy F. Smythe, Sarah Peele

    Here we discuss the factors that affect Native students and provide strategies to improve recruitment and retention of Native students in the sciences.

  • Diversity across different sectors

    Implementing a diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility strategy: Lessons learned at five scholarly communications organizations

    • Nov 6, 2023
    • Ashley Wells Ajinkya, Kimberly Gladfelter Graham, Alice Meadows, Bahar Mehmani, Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay, Maria Stanton

    This article focuses on five very different information organizations represented in NISO's DEIA Committee, which are working on improving DEIA, in order to make recommendations for other organizations in this space, based on our shared experiences.

  • WIT Scholarship to Cover Full Costs for Black Students Pursuing STEM Careers

    • Oct 30, 2023

    The college announced that it is accepting applications for the 2024 Wade Scholarship Program (WSP), which covers the full cost for students pursuing a master's degree.

  • Diversity in medicine

    Diversity in Medicine has Measurable Benefits

    • Oct 6, 2023
    • Paul B. Rothman, M.D.

    We are in the process of building a diverse workforce capable of relating to our patients and speaking their language, both literally and figuratively. This is not just about fairness—diversity in medicine has measurable benefits.

  • Microbiologist

    How does the universe work? Promoting diversity can help answer that.

    • Sep 29, 2023

    Berkeley News spoke with Streets recently about why Berkeley has become an ideal place for DEI work, how diversity can help bring new and necessary perspectives to STEM research and academia, and the intersection of his two passions, art and science.

  • Geoscientists collaborating

    Strategies for and Barriers to Collaboratively Developing Anti-Racist Policies and Resources as Described by Geoscientists of Color Participating in the Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) Program

    • Sep 22, 2023
    • Carlene Burton, Gabriel Duran, Vashan Wright, Rebecca Chmiel

    Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) program focuses on helping geoscientists use journal articles, information from interviews with anti-racist experts, and the participants' personal experiences to discuss and draft anti-racist policies and resources for their workplaces.

  • LGBTQIA+ pin on medical researcher

    How to deliver a safer research culture for LGBTQIA+ researchers

    • Sep 15, 2023
    • Adam Levy

    LGBTQIA+ scientists describe the changes needed to make workplaces more welcoming to members of their communities.