gender bias

  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: Fighting Nazis with data, following the research on diversity trainings, and more…

    Quickies: Fighting Nazis with data, following the research on diversity trainings, and more…

    It’s been a whole MONTH since I’ve posted here…. oops. If you know an educator, send them chocolate or beer or puppies or whatever makes them happy because this semester is ROUGH. Here are a few things that have grabbed my interest despite my life steeped in class prep, grading, and committee work. In my astronomy class, we’ve recently been…

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  • QuickiesPhoto of Quickies: Gendered Grant Scores, Martian Tsunami, Ring Emergencies…

    Quickies: Gendered Grant Scores, Martian Tsunami, Ring Emergencies…

    Hey, all! It’s been a busy few weeks, so here’s a few quick stories that you might have missed… Even when reviews are blinded, women get less grant money because of communication style differences. “Women’s use of topic-specific words lowers their chance of getting a high score from reviewers compared to men.” So, be more vague? Blech. Via our own…

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    Skepchick Quickies 9.24

    On September 24, 1906, Devils Tower was proclaimed as the first National Monument by U.S. President Teddy Roosevelt. It’s a pretty fascinating igneous formation, you should read more about it. In Plain View: How child molesters get away with it – Cognitive dissonance has a lot to do with it. This is an excellent piece, but it may be triggering…

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