The Athena Survey of Science, Engineering and Technology (ASSET) 2016 report assessed the current experiences, expectations and perceptions of gender equality in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine) academia using criteria relating to perceptions of gender equality, recruitment, job and career, caring responsibilities, training and leadership. It found that female STEMM staff were more […]
Useful briefing from the Association of Research Libraries journal which gives a basic overview changes of trends in academic publishing since 1990s, covering journals online books and the implications for libraries. Mainly from a American perspective but examples and references are of value to all seeking a recent history of the impact of the Internet.
Race and Diversity in UK Academia An analysis by the Conversation shows worrying under representation of black and Asian ethnic groups in UK universities both as students and on management boards. Download the data from their website. Also on this topic British Black Academics have released the results of their race equality survey and launched a new network to support PhD […]
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