Women in Science Propose Changes to Discriminatory Measures of Scientific Success

When Ana K. Spalding, a Research Associate at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and Assistant Professor of Marine and Coastal Policy at Oregon State University (OSU) talks about mentorship in academia, she describes it as meaningful relationship. It goes beyond conversations about research and publications, and into shared experiences. This is just one approach—proposed by Spalding and 23 other women scientists from around the world, in a new article published in PLOS Biology—that calls for a shift in the value system of science to emphasize a more equal, diverse and inclusive academic culture.

 

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