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Belinda-Lee-Huang
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How to improve the leadership balance of women in science is a much debated area. Of the world’s researchers, just 30 percent are women, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. And even though a growing number of women attend university, many […]

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In August, Elizabeth Pain of Science Careers covered critical role that childcare plays in boosting professional visibility for both female and male scientists. Dealing with children while attending conferences is a problem that many scientists—women and men—must negotiate as they balance […]

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Two dozen University of California scholars gathered at UCSB to learn how to facilitate collaborative research Team science — collaborative, interdisciplinary research — has become increasingly central in scientific discovery. Early- to mid-career faculty members and postdoctoral scholars from nine […]

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To the Editor of the New York Times, Re:  “Women Quit Jobs in Peak Years, Setback for Them and Economy” (front page, June 23): The work-life balance challenge faced by working women is particularly difficult for those in STEM professions […]

Women in Physics in the Palestinian Territories
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Dr. Kate Shaw is a particle physicist at the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy. Recently, she and freelance photographer Jack Owen of London embarked on a photo essay project to capture the lives of women in […]

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The Elsevier Foundation is seeking new grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. The deadline for applications is June 17, 2014. Grants will be awarded in December 2014 and provide one, two or […]

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June 17 is the deadline for one-page proposals on gender equality in academia and building research capacity in developing country libraries The Elsevier Foundation is seeking grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries programs. […]

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“Janet Koster, executive director and CEO of the Association for Women in Science, said of the uproar over the conference, “As we say at AWIS, you are probably part of the problem if you don’t think there really is one!” […]

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Tech Valley Connect, a North Greenbush nonprofit group that helps newly relocated families settle into the area, has been so successful that the National Science Foundation is looking to replicate it in other areas of the country. Tech Valley Connect was […]

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Dr. Preethi Radhakrishnan, an assistant professor of biology at LaGuardia Community College, was awarded a $30,000 grant from the Elsevier Foundation to develop The City University of New York’s first-of-its kind program designed to encourage women to pursue careers in […]