Gender inequity in maths just doesn’t add up

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Gender inequity in maths just doesn’t add up

Postby mgcrisp » Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:58 am

IT’S been a very long wait. Now, finally, the last bastion of male intellectual supremacy has fallen. This week the Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani won the Fields Medal. But why has it taken so long?

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/gender-inequity-in-maths-just-doesnt-add-up/story-e6frgcjx-1227025861583
Michael G. Crisp

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Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.
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Re: Gender inequity in maths just doesn’t add up

Postby DaFinchi » Thu Sep 11, 2014 2:28 pm

As a side to this, I've read a couple of studies indicating a gender bias in citation activity too.
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