22 octobre 2017

Georgia Tech officer overreacted in shooting LGBTQ activist, lawyer says

The Guardian homeCampus police killed Scout Schultz, 21, who they said was advancing on officers with a knife, but mother questions why police didn’t use nonlethal force. More...

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University 'turned down politically incorrect transgender research'

The Guardian homeBath Spa University is conducting an internal inquiry into claims that it turned down an application for research on gender reassignment reversal because it was “potentially politically incorrect” and would attract criticism on social media. More...

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Women-only Cambridge college to allow students who 'identify as female'

The Guardian homeA women-only Cambridge college has changed its admissions policy to allow it to accept transgender students who identify as female. More...

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21 octobre 2017

University gender gap at record high as 30,000 more women accepted

The Guardian homeUcas says young women a third more likely to go to university than men, and overall admissions are down on last year. More...

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19 octobre 2017

Quand la série « 13 Reasons Why » nous plonge au sein du harcèlement genré

The ConversationLa série télé états-unienne 13 Reasons Why, diffusée depuis le 31 mars 2017 sur Netflix, a fait couler beaucoup d’encre et a été notamment pointée du doigt par des autorités scolaires aux États-Unis et au Canada pour la façon dont elle aborde les sujets sensibles du suicide adolescent et du harcèlement scolaire. Certaines écoles canadiennes ont même interdit aux élèves de discuter de la série. Plus...

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Why engineering schools globally need more creative women

The ConversationEngineers are good at solving problems. We make bridges safer, computers faster and engines more efficient. Today, the profession is working on an especially thorny problem: gender equity in higher education. More...

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Why higher ed needs to get rid of the gender gap for ‘academic housekeeping’

The ConversationWith the academic year entering full swing, I find myself concerned about the quality of my female colleagues’ lives as they face a mountain of what is known as “service work” in addition to their teaching and research responsibilities. More...

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It makes perfect sense that Princess Leia should have a PhD – but we need more female academics

The ConversationWhen Princess Leia – older, wiser and tougher than ever – returned to the big screen two years ago in the latest Star Wars instalment, The Force Awakens, fans around the globe cheered. More...

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Men get most of the research funding – it’s a serious problem for women and science

The ConversationIn UK universities there are far fewer women in senior posts than men – particularly at professor level. Putting aside teaching, to reach this status, an academic typically needs to have completed a considerable amount of research. More...

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It’s a myth that boys have beaten girls in A-level results

The ConversationAnyone who knows about the educational underachievement of boys compared to girls will have been surprised by the headlines about the 2017 A-level results. The Telegraph wrote that “boys are beating girls” and spoke of a “dramatic reversal”. More...

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