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Breaking barriers? Ethnicity and socioeconomic background impact on early career progression in the fields of ecology and evolution

Wanelik, Klara; Griffin, Joanne; Head, Megan; Ingleby, Fiona C.; Lewis, Zenobia


The academic disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have long suffered from a lack of diversity. While in recent years there has been some progress in addressing the underrepresentation of women in STEM subjects, other characteristics that have the potential to impact on equality of opportunity have received less attention. In this study, we surveyed 188 early career scientists (ECRs), defined as within 10 years of completing their PhD, in the fields of ecology,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6423
Access Rights: Open Access


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