Start with the first post
- Why Science is Sexist
- Not about Tim Hunt
- Sexism in Science is Dead! Long live Sexism in Science!
- Talent, Hard Work, and the Economist; audiences, commenters, and the importance of ‘feelings’
- Shirty stuff
- Nobel men: time for a no bull policy?
- I know I am, but what are you?*
- Affirmative action: good enough for the gander
- ‘that stupid sciam blog’ and why it matters
- Sausagefests: the Academy vs the Community
- It’s all about self-citation, says the Economist
- Fallibility is not a failing
- Grumpy about Gillard
- Necessary evils
- Sitting on the gender fence
- Sticking with initials
- The super short version
- Why might you want to disbelieve the Moss-Racusin study?
- On Bias
- What do you mean, we’re all sexist?
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Infographic on women in science. It’s cool.
An interesting thing happened, when I started talking about gender equality in science for a sustained period of time, with a broad range of people in the scientific community. Consistently, the same issues were brought up as reasons to disbelieve, … Continue reading
So what is bias, and why do we have it? Well, the analogy that I like to use looks like this: I drink black coffee. I live in Wellington at the bottom of the North Island of New Zealand. We … Continue reading
Yes, I mean I’m sexist. I try not to be, but I know that deep down I am. But this isn’t about me (whew!). This is what it’s about: a study of real people, showing unequivocally that changing the gender … Continue reading
The simplest answer to the question Why Science is Sexist? is that it is sexist because it is sexist. The importance (and dearth) of role models is something that is often brought up. It’s a good one, in some ways, … Continue reading