Equity and Access

Published in the Research School of Physics Event Horizon
Vol43 Issue13 17–21 April 2017

From the RSPE Equity and Access Committee:

The gender gap in science

Scientific research remains male-dominated—but women are catching up

One area where women still appear to face daunting career obstacles is the sciences. Elsevier, an academic publisher, recently conducted a tally of female scientists around the world in 27 subject areas. It counted the researchers who authored peer-reviewed papers published over the past 20 years, in 11 mostly rich countries and in the European Union as a whole. The papers are from Scopus, an index of more than 62m papers.

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