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In March 2006 the University of Cambridge achieved a Bronze Award in the inaugural round of the Athena SWAN Charter scheme
Athena Swan Charter for Women in Science
Researchers Study Software Gender Gap
Salary, Gender and the Social Cost of Haggling
First Computer Programmers Inspire Documentary
Girls Dominate the Siemens Competition
Falling off the academic bandwagon
The White Ribbon Campaign: Men working to end men's violence against women
Interesting article on bottom line diversity.
Interesting Forbes article.
UBC Faculty of Science Study of the Working Climate for Science
posted on July 23, 2007
Lessons in Time Management for New Faculty
posted on May 27, 2007
Women in the Engineering Industry" by Kaitlin Duck Sherwood. Written in 1994
this humorous, witty article can be a source of invaluable advice for women to succeed in male-dominated environment.
The National Academies of Science report on
To Recruit and Advance: Women Students and Faculty in Science and Engineering
TheUniversity of Calgary report from Feb 2006:
Next steps gender equity
He, Once a she Offers Own View on Science Spat (The Wall Street Journal online, July 13, 2006.
Women on the Rise: about women in academia
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Are Student Evaluations
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Despite Gains, Women
Still Face Bias in Science Careers
The still-gaping gender gap
The Women of Google
Women's wages fall further behind Men's: report(the StarPhoenix, March 8, 2008)
Gender Bias may affect care, Canadian study finds (CTV.ca, March 11, 2008)
Older women victims of bias in Canadian ICUs (CTV.ca, November 14, 2007)
He's Not as Smart as He Thinks
Math Book Helps Girls Emrace Their Inner Mathematician
Math Wonder: Danica McKellar Is Counting on Girls to Love Numbers
First Woman to Receive the Turing Award (ACM Press Room, 21 February 2007)
100 Years of Grace Hopper (CNET News, 8 December 2006)
Numbers Are Male, Said Pythagoras, and the Idea Persist (New York Times, 3 October 2006)
Results of a Study of Why Gilrs do not Choose Engineering as a Career"
In computer science, a growing gender gap, Boston Globe, Dec. 18. 2005
A 15-Year Portrait of the Class of 1988
A Culture Shift Will Lure Females to Sciences and Math (MacLean's, Oct 25, 2005)
"Women in Science", Statement by Senator Lillian Dyck (Oct 27, 2005)
A Techie, Absolutely, and More
Where Are the Girl Geeks?