gender gap

Patently harmful: fewer female inventors a problem for women’s health

Published: 6Jul2021

"Necessity is the father of invention," but where is its mother? According to a new study published in Science, fewer women hold biomedical patents, leading to a reduced number of patented...

Gender gap: Women represent two-thirds of doctorates, but hold only one-third of academic jobs

Published: 11Feb2021

Women today represent two-thirds of all Canadian doctorates in archaeology, but only one-third of Canadian tenure-stream faculty. While men with Canadian PhDs have done well in securing tenure...

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