Tagged: academics

Busting sexism in science - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Dec 16, 2015

Science IS sexist. Fullstop. There is an abundance of evidence that it is more difficult for women working in science to get jobs, funding and published, just because they are women. So the question is, how are we going to fix the problem? Dr Nicola Gaston, Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at Victoria … Read More

Police muzzles? - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Nov 25, 2015

There’s a strong academic freedom case against the kinds of restrictions that the New Zealand Police, and other government agencies, put on the use of data. But it’s not quite as clear-cut as it might seem. Jarrod Gilbert is New Zealand’s leading expert in crime and gangs. Between him and  Greg Newbold, there’s not much the Canterbury sociology team don’t know … Read More

New Zealand academics' salaries still lagging - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin May 03, 2012

Universities New Zealand has just released its latest university staff remuneration international comparison and the reading won’t be pleasant for Sciblogs readers who work in university departments. The table below tells the story pretty clearly: The table above compares the academic salaries for each country using data relating to the sample of universities and adjusting the … Read More