Research: Women are Credited Less in Science than Men (Nature, 2022)

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Across three very different sources of data, the author team of Ross, Glennon, Murciano-Goroff, Berkes, Weinberg and Lane found at least some of the so-called gender gap in scientific is explained, not by differences in scientific contribution, but rather by differences in attribution. This was found regardless of the measure of scientific credit, and despite efforts to standardize credit. The difference in credit for authorship also was present for scholars from other underrepresented groups, though the paper focuses on gender. Read the full research article published June 2022 (Ross, M.B., Glennon, B.M., Murciano-Goroff, R. et al. Women are credited less in science than men. Nature 608, 135–145 (2022).