Gender equality and discrimination in Global Research

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Women aren’t managers because they love leisure time

2017.05.23

It is not down to male dominance if only just 20% of managing directors in the world are women. It is often women themselves who prioritise private rather than professional life. These are the findings ...

Why it’s better to choose a female physician for your health problems

2016.12.20

Female doctors are more dependable then their male colleagues. At least, that is what the data from a recent Harvard study indicates. After having analyzed 1.5 million medical records of Americans in the over-65 ...

Unknowingly women in science are their own worst enemies

2016.10.04

A reference letter written for a female engineer can do more damage than good.  Even if written by a woman. This observation was published in an international study conducted by Columbia University. After having ...