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In this section you'll find articles, reports and blogs on topics such as women in academia, women in the sciences, gender equity and professional development.

Women in Academia

- Impact of Social Sciences – Gender Bias in Academe: An Annotated Bibliography of Important Recent Studies

Why women leave academia and why universities should be worried. (Higher Education Network, 2012)

- Women and Power in Quebec Universities – by F. Naudillon and N. Noureddine, available in French pages 60 to 65 deal with McGill (FQPPU, Oct 2013)

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Women in the Sciences

Science faculty’s subtle gender biases favor male students (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2012)

-“Examining the roots of the perennial gender gap in the STEM disciplines” (University Affairs, October 2013)

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- "Changing the Curve: Women in Computing," an infographic published by UC Berkeley. The resource explores the history and influence of women in computing, looking at some big names throughout the ages. It also reviews some significant statistics about the current state of women in technology.


Gender Equity

New study says policies to promote work of women academics aren’t wholly successful (University Affairs, Dec. 11th, 2013)

- Salaries and Salary Scales of Full-time Teaching Staff at Canadian Universities, 2010/2011

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Professional Development:

- Karukstis K K, Gourley B L and M Rossi (eds) (2010) Mentoring Strategies to Facilitate the Advancement of Women Faculty.

- Pritchard, P. A. (Ed.) (2011). Success strategies for women in science: A portable mentor. Academic Press.

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