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GenPORT is a developing online community of practitioners, served by an internet portal and made up of organisations and individuals working across the globe for gender equality and excellence in science, technology or innovation. GenPORT covers all sciences - natural and social sciences, and humanities. 

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Recent Blog entries

Interseting article in the New York Times on unconcious bias training at Google, prompted by the study conducted at Yale looking at hiring practicies among faculty that revealed bias favouring men. Read the article here.  
Posted 1 day 21 hours ago
Interesting article in the New York Times on heart attacks in women. Go to the article  
Posted 1 day 23 hours ago
The National Institutes of Health has invested $10.1 million in supplemental funding to bolster the research of 82 grantees to explore the effects of sex in preclinical and clinical studies.http://www.nih.gov/news/health/sep2014/od-23.htm
Posted 1 week 1 day ago
In a comment in Nature, Janine A. Clayton and Francis S. Collins unveil policies to ensure that preclinical research funded by the US National Institutes of Health considers females and males.http://www.nature.com/news/policy-nih-to-balance-sex-in-cell-and-animal-studies-1.15195
Posted 1 week 1 day ago
We are looking for a STEM returner who wants to apply their training to research that's relevant to patient safety.You may be a mathematician, statistician, software engineer or a scientist who wants to use their expertise in a multidisciplinary project. You may enjoy data analysis and would like to help improve patient safety in primary care.Applications are invited for a Daphne Jackson...
Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago