22 avril 2018

Canadian professors still face a gender pay gap

The ConversationMy sister and I are both professors. A few years ago, in the wake of the global financial crisis, she faced the possibility of a six per cent pay cut. She joked to me over the phone one night, “What am I going to do — have six per cent fewer thoughts?” More...

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21 avril 2018

Political Science Group Apologizes for Holding Conference at Brigham Young

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The Society for Political Methodology’s annual meeting will be held at Brigham Young University, the group announced Monday, despite ongoing concerns about the campus climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender scholars. More...

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Closing Academic Publishing's Gender Gap

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Academic publishing’s gender gap is likely to continue for generations, especially in certain fields, according to a new analysis of 10 million science, technology, engineering and math-related papers published in nearly 6,000 journals worldwide over the last 15 years. More...

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Men Likelier Than Women to Say They're Smarter Than Peers

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Male students were 3.2 times more likely than women to say they were smarter than their partners, the paper says. A male student with a 3.3 grade point average is likely to say that he is smarter than 66 percent of his classmates, while a woman with the same GPA is likely to say she’s smarter than 54 percent of her peers, based on an advanced analysis. More...

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20 avril 2018

Bridging the gap for women in science and technology

By Munyaradzi Makoni. Attempts to bridge the gap between women and men in science and technology fields are unlikely to be fully successful unless there are equal opportunities for women at the levels of education, career advancement and leadership positions, participants at the recent Next Einstein Forum (NEF) held in Kigali heard. More...

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16 avril 2018

L’Afdas s’engage en faveur de l’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes

Initié en 2017 par la production d’un film d’animation présentant un état des lieux de la situation, l’Afdas lance un signal fort en direction des professionnels du champ sur les questions d’égalité femmes / hommes dans la culture. 
L’Afdas s’engage à promouvoir l’égalité professionnelle des femmes et des hommes et, ainsi, à faire changer ces chiffres. Plus...

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14 avril 2018

Journée Femmes & Numérique

Journée Femmes & Numérique le 5 avril 2018 à Lyon
Cette journée est ouverte aux femmes en recherche d’emploi, en reconversion, étudiantes ou en emploi, qui souhaitent découvrir, échanger, enrichir leurs compétences sur les métiers du numérique et de la tech. Plus...

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11 avril 2018

Les femmes et les forêts à l'honneur

Logo Agence Erasmus+ France Education FormationDeux dates sont à retenir ce mois-ci : le 8 mars, journée internationale des droits des femmes, et le 21 mars, journée internationale des forêts. Deux causes que soutient le programme Erasmus + à travers des projets qu'il finance. Plus...

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10 avril 2018

The National Union of Students in UK support the International Women’s Day

The National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Committee celebrated the work of women everywhere and recognised how much is left to do during the International Women’s Day 2018.
NUS Women’s Campaign supported both the International Women’s Strikes on 8 March and the UCU (University and College Union) strike – a significant labour dispute where lecturers are striking to save their pensions. Although the two may appear unconnected, it’s important to note that both involve workers in the education sector and both concern the demands for better wages and better living standards. More...

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8 of March: ESU joined #PressforProgress calling for Gender Equality

On 8 March 2018, The European Students’ Union (ESU) joined the worldwide campaign #PressforProgress to raise awareness following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report which shows that we are as far as 200 years from achieving gender parity. On the upside, we see a growing global movement striving for equality. More...

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