Harassment and discrimination allegations roil a top US biomedical institute
- April 30, 2018
- Sara Mednick, cog sci, via Nature, April 30, 2018
Such issues have historically plagued all institutions, says Sara Mednick, a cognitive scientist at the University of California, Irvine. “Science has been dominated by males for a long time, so there’s almost a cultural norm of treating women as second-class citizens,” she says. “In order to repair that, [institutions] need an enlightened leadership to not be in denial, to acknowledge this and make real changes to support women.”
For the full story, please visit https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05025-z.
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