Last week, I attended the “Journées Hubert Curien” in Nancy, France. This event gathered researchers, PhDs and professionals from 67 different countries to discuss about science communication. I really enjoyed it and now I want to share with you some of what may be of your interest as well.
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Not enough women opt for a career in research and too many drop out as they advance in an academic career. League of European Research Universities (LERU) is releasing a paper today with a commitment and with recommendations on what universities and others can do to make research careers attractive.
Two recent studies cast doubt on the claim that affirmative action policies leads to the selection of lower quality candidates and showing that the mere possibility of affirmative action may attract higher quality women to the competition, improving the outcome, without compromising fairness.