Series

Women in academia

Gender bias in academia is a serious topic debate both within and outside the academic community. The posts in this series explore different aspects of gender bias in research – from questioning whether it exists to what female academics say.

Part 01

Women are making their presence felt in a traditionally male-dominated academic world. However, they are still underrepresented in fields such as political science,…

Part 02
Professor Minako Konno is a professor at the Department of Sociology (Division of Global Sciences), Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Japan. She began her career in a corporate financial…
Part 03

While there is a fair share of women at the entry level in academia,  they are highly underrepresented in senior faculty positions. Most women scientists perceive a…

Part 04

To what extent does the gender of a researcher affect his or her work and growth prospects? Apparently, gender stereotypes and generalized perceptions about men and women influence the…

Part 05

This video is a tribute to 18 women who changed the scientific research landscape with their discoveries and breakthroughs. The persistence and dogged determination of…

Part 06

In the month of International Women’s Day 2015, Editage Insights brings you Women in Academia---an enlightening and informative series centered on women in research,…