Interesting results ⬇️from @DrVickySalem & colleagues around gender biases at academic conferences
Their suggestions of "simple tweaks that can make a big difference" (balance among chairs, minority asks 1st question) match with what we found for seminars https://diversityinacademia.mystrikingly.com https://twitter.com/RebeccaSear/status/1421477326903205894
Women participate less at conferences, even if gender-balanced: "Questions from men lasted a total of 2 hours 54 mins, vs 56 mins for women...more female chairs resulted in increased female audience questions as did a woman being first to ask a question" https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jul/30/women-participate-less-at-conferences-even-if-gender-balanced-study
In this month's #BioMoveFriday, @AnneGHertel taught us all about how individual variation in behavior (read: animal personalities) can be inferred from movement data. Thank you for a very inspiring course and seminar Anne!! 🐻🐾🫐
If you are, I'd love to highlight you and your work/lab to get the word out to the talent:)
Morgen ist #EarthOvershootDay! Die Menschheit hat nun alle natürlichen Ressourcen aufgebraucht, die die Erde innerhalb eines Jahres wiederherstellen & damit nachhaltig zur Verfügung stellen kann. #MoveTheDate ! Hier gibt es Ideen: https://www.overshootday.org/steps-to-movethedate/
A pike jumped out of the water likely chasing prey and was stuck on a branch and died. Soon after a bird made a nest in its mouth… life goes on…
Do you have the kind of job where you wash your hands before you pee or after you pee?
Informative thread about transitioning a science career from academia to industry: https://twitter.com/LizyLowe/status/1415191644861722625
It's been 6 months since I made the transition from academia (postdoc) to industry (extension scientist).
I know many academics are curious about this, so here's a thread of my experiences so far:
Hashtag #IchBinHanna still far from being over - if you want to share your story anonymously you can contact @LMG_eV
#WissZeitVG #IchBinHannah #ecrchat #phdchat https://twitter.com/LMG_eV/status/1412704974916755457
#IchBinHanna Hanna848 - one of our followers shares their story
"I would also like to share my #IchBinHanna story anonymously. Until recently I was a PostDoc and wanted to become a professor.
This really is a step in the right direction!
Impact factor abandoned by Dutch university in hiring and promotion decisions https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-01759-5
👉👉Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the resources (in English and Spanish) about "Women Scientists: past, present & future" offered by @cientificasUS
🟣 Teaching guide
🟣 Women Scientists quiz
El jurado de @cienciaaccion acaba de publicar la resolución y ¡hemos ganado el primer premio en la Modalidad “Ciencia, Ingeniería y Valores” (en la sección No Presencial) con nuestros cómics (español & inglés) realizados por @RaquelberryFinn y traducido por @TimG_translator! 🙂 2