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Monday, March 13, 2017 - 15:00

Introduction

Analyzing gender in science has two levels: counting how many women are participating in science as a labour force and the second is critically examining the knowledge produced in science. The arguments supporting these developments are either using the efficiency in economic terms, human rights, and quality in terms of scientific excellence. Recent research explored how to measure those structural causes and how to implement structural change to improve women’s participation in research. As gender studies as a discipline grew out from humanities and social sciences transformation of STEM research and knowledge production is still at the beginning.

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By: shedtke
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 15:16

Preconceptions based on gender stereotypes are still present when it comes to the assessment of men and women in research. On account of the unconscious application of biased societal patterns, such processes may occur unintentionally and without awareness.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 17:48

This 8th of March of 2017, men and women across the world are claiming for recognition of women’s work and contributions to society. GenPORT supports these vindications by remembering 8 of the advancements in science led by women.

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