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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Securing money for research is hard for everyone – but then there's the sexism

Anonymous Academic
The Guardian
Originally published April 15, 2014

Here is an excerpt:

As anyone who has ever applied for research funding will know, getting research money is hard. Only 30% of applicants to major research councils are successful, making it a highly competitive process.

But a growing body of literature suggests that getting research funding may be additionally difficult for women, as the peer review process is rife with sexism.

The entire article is here.