Diversity in geoscience: Participation, behaviour, and the scientific division of labour at a Canadian geoscience conference

I'm taking a quick break from posting updates about fieldwork in Kiribati to announce that a study I co-authored has been published! Some colleagues and I attended the 2017 Canadian Geophysicists Union meeting in Vancouver with the goal of examining diversity¬†through observations of participation, presentation content, and behaviour in conference sessions.¬† We found that women … Continue reading Diversity in geoscience: Participation, behaviour, and the scientific division of labour at a Canadian geoscience conference

Recent study of scientists and advocacy overlooks gender and racial biases

With the April 22 March for Science in Washington, DC quickly approaching and the current anti-scientific stance of the American government, the scientific community is abuzz with debate over what role scientists should play in activism. In the midst of these contentious times comes a new paper published in the journal Environmental Communication from George … Continue reading Recent study of scientists and advocacy overlooks gender and racial biases