Global gender disparities in science

16 12 2013

Nature Comment

Bibliometrics: Global gender disparities in science

Vincent Larivière, Chaoqun Ni, Yves Gingras, Blaise Cronin & Cassidy R. Sugimoto


Despite many good intentions and initiatives, gender inequality is still rife in science. Although there are more female than male undergraduate and graduate students in many countries1, there are relatively few female full professors, and gender inequalities in hiring, earnings, funding, satisfaction and patenting persist.




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