We talk a lot about the importance of women and minority academics mentoring students and new faculty. But are we expecting too much of them?
Since I had my knee injury I’ve been sitting around pretty much doing nothing. I regularly ice my knee, and do loops around the house … Read more
On the power of language, and the power men hold over women in academic science. *edited 19 Oct to add stats on men being harassed/assaulted … Read more
A few years ago, when I was still in academia, we had a meeting of scholars who were part of the university’s Water Institute. We … Read more
This week I had a post up on the Canadian Science Publishing blog discussing the current boom in scientific publishing (2.5 million papers published per … Read more
…what do you say? I wrote a new post over at Canadian Science Publishing answering this very question. How do you advise a keen student … Read more
In early November I had an email from Kelly, an environmental science student finishing her MSc. She’s at a crossroads, with loads of questions about … Read more
Tenure, She Wrote is a pseudonymous group blog covering issues for women in science and academia, and has had a lot of well-written, thought-provoking posts … Read more