Analysis of more than 117,000 clinical studies that took place in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and "other regions" between April and October 2020 finds study completion rates dropped between 13 per cent and 23 per cent globally when compared to the same period the previous year.
460+ women, including Laverne Cox, Gloria Steinem, sign open letter in support of trans women and girls
Women's History Month drew to a close March 31, a day also marked by Transgender Day of Visibility. In honour of it, GLAAD released an open letter in collaboration with Raquel Willis pledging solidarity with trans women and girls worldwide.
New program aims to increase cybersecurity job opportunities for blind and visually-impaired individuals
The Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF) is funding a new training program aimed at helping people who are blind or visually impaired enter the cybersecurity industry, NSITE, the talent agency partnering with MEAF, recently announced.
Harvard University professor of mathematics and biology Martin Nowak has been barred from participating in new research or advising students for a minimum of two years, the university announced Thursday.
U.S. students are dropping out of college or failing to enroll entirely, with Black and Hispanic students from low-income communities among the hardest hit demographic, according to a recent report.
The free event will be held Thursday, April 8 from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. EST, using the Brella.io platform.
February is a busy month for spreading love and inclusivity. In Canada and the U.S., it's Black History Month and in the UK, it's LGBTQ History Month.
Toxic workplaces and abusive bosses can make our lives miserable and seriously erode our physical and mental well-being. As we return to the office following the COVID-19 pandemic, time may be up for bad bosses.
... This isn't the first analysis to examine the relationship between language use and career outcomes.
Some of the biggest issues identified by employees were training, which 52 per cent of non-executives felt they didn't receive enough of, and uncertainty.
While working at home has posed some challenges, a pair of recent surveys suggest a majority of employees are enjoying their new working arrangements and want the remote option to continue after the pandemic has passed.
While people with certain disabilities are already at higher risk for severe COVID-19, that risk is increased by elements within the health-care system.
U.S. officials consider revising laws to better protect against disability discrimination in healthcare
The agency says it will collect feedback from the public relating to "the provision or withdrawal of life-saving or life-sustaining care." It is also looking for information on discrimination in the context of organ transplants.
While the suggestions are a step towards equality, race and non-binary identities do not appear to be accounted for, suggesting the new approach may not address all the disparities some underrepresented doctors face.
The program aims to develop a new generation of physician-led advocacy and remove barriers that marginalized people face in healthcare systems.
Disparities were first reported in 2011 and then again in 2019, coming to light again in January 2021 with the publication of a report published in eLife by Michael A Taffe and Nicholas W Gilpin.
Black biomedical scientists still lag in research funding – here’s why that matters to all Americans
If science is to benefit all Americans, science first must be done by all Americans.
Chicago-based custom software consultancy firm Tandem has made its salary bands public "as a part of its ongoing efforts to improve equity within the technology industry," the company said in a March 10 announcement.
Ministries of education need to embed ongoing anti-racist training into their teacher education programs. Short-term anti-bias training has little impact.
Two books published this year explore how anti-Blackness on Canadian university campuses shapes higher education for Black students.
"Teachers have been telling us for years that they want to bring this into the school. It’s systemic change that we’re looking for. "
The Mars 2020 Perseverance team represents a diverse team of scientists and engineers from a wide range of disciplines -- encompassing everything from geology, to planetary science, to computer programming, to robotics.
Meet Caleb Anderson, a 12-year-old accepted into Georgia Tech with plans to study aerospace engineering
Caleb hopes to be the first person to visit Mars.
"In addition to being the most powerful planetary radar on the planet and a uniquely versatile science instrument, the Arecibo Observatory is a very important institution of Puerto Rican science, society, and culture."