Does research assessment discriminate against female academics?
March 21, 2014 12:02 AM Subscribe
"professorial women were rounded up in a meeting room, offered unappealing sandwiches."
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Classics professor Barbara Graziosi in the Times Higher Education
: "But I am not sure that these inequalities quite explain the low submission of women in the RAE and now, perhaps, the REF. Is there something that favours men in the way assessment exercises are set up? Or are women simply less good at research?"
Quick acronym index: REF is "Research Excellence Framework" and RAE is "Research Assessment Exercise"