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Science: Gender pay gap hits university faculty

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 1:17pm
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An article published last week in Science illuminates the gender pay gap at universities: More women scientists work as professors today than at any time in history. But they’re still underpaid relative to their male colleagues with similar publication records, according to a study of more than 2300 science, technology, engineering and math faculty members. The findings are “concerning,” says Bruce Weinberg, a professor of economics at Ohio State University, Columbus, who has studied gender bias in STEM but wasn’t involved in the new study. “One wants people to be compensated comparably for comparable work.” 

Read more in Science: https://www.science.org/content/article/gender-pay-gap-hits-university-faculty

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