One in four scientists have experienced harassment or discrimination

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24132223-400-one-in-four-scientists-have-experienced-harassment-or-discrimination/

A survey of nearly 3700 scientists across Europe and North America suggests that harassment, bullying and discrimination are widespread



Life



20 March 2019

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A QUARTER of people working in science have experienced sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination over issues ranging from disabilities to diet.

The 2019 New Scientist/SRG Salary Survey polled nearly 3700 people across Europe and North America who worked in academia, industry and government agencies. The data revealed a gap of about £10,000 between the average salaries of male and female respondents in the UK.

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Of the countries surveyed, discrimination and harassment seems highest in the US and Canada. Twenty nine per cent of respondents in …