During the past 2 years, scientific societies and universities have faced increasing pressure to address a problem that has grown more visible.
Here are nine steps that senior scientists can take right now to change scientific culture into one where harassment is treated as a type of scientific misconduct.
Financial support from the American Geophysical Union's travel grants programs increases opportunities for women, underrepresented minorities, and international students to attend Fall Meeting.
How a husband-and-wife team created the world's first open access, open source international air quality data hub—a global resource for health organizations, policy makers, and others.
Prior to retiring last week as president of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, Ralph Cicerone said the academy is ready for its new leader to be a woman and a younger person.
A separate statement calls for nurturing new scientists, promoting science education, and supporting women and minorities in science.
A new initiative teaches marketable skills, engages students in research projects at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and fosters professional career tracks of underrepresented minorities.
A focus group’s executive committee asks whether the number of accolades given to women reflects the demographics of scientists within the field, from students to senior researchers.
Two traditions fall to the wayside as the U.S. National Academy of Sciences selects its first woman ever as president and, in choosing her, elevates its second consecutive geoscientist to the helm.
Regional groups can help advance the careers of women in science and combat the biases and policies that continue to drive them from the field.