The ‘cultural taxation’ of scientists from under-represented groups and how to curb it.
Nature News & CommentBlack and minority-ethnic academics are routinely asked to undertake extra, uncompensated work to address diversity issues at their institutions. #academictwitter #academicchatter #Blackintheivory
Frustrated and exhausted by systemic racism in the science community, Black researchers outline steps for action.
Nature News & Comment"I say to my white colleagues: you have the most power in [my field]; you benefit the most from racism and lack of diversity. It is therefore your job to fix the system. But I’ll help you." #BlackInSTEM #BlackintheIvory
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Nature News & CommentThe US will stop issuing certain categories of foreign worker visas — notably the H-1B visa given to foreign faculty hired at universities and employees hired by tech firms — until the end of the year.
One scientist’s zero-to-hero journey into risk, uncertainty, delusional models and the game of life.
Nature News & CommentOne scientist’s zero-to-hero journey into risk, uncertainty, delusional models and the game of life.
Nature News & CommentWhat at first seems a light-hearted story about a curious academic dipping her toe into shark-infested waters delivers a crucial lesson in how to thrive in an increasingly misleading world.
Some interventions could help to reduce racism and rein in the use of unnecessary force in police work, but the evidence base is still evolving.
Nature News & CommentSome interventions could help to reduce racism and rein in the use of unnecessary force in police work, but the evidence base is still evolving.
Nature News & CommentA study of two million 911 calls, for example, found that white officers dispatched to Black neighbourhoods fired their guns five times as often as Black officers dispatched for similar calls to the same neighbourhoods.
Nature News & Comment“Policing, in large part for historical reasons, has proceeded in kind of a science-free zone.”