June 5, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Connie St Louis

2 min read

Sexism in science is a very real, big problem. The Tim Hunt situation is just one example. For a reality check on that particular train wreck and background see this piece by Connie St Louis. The sexism prevalent in science not only has negatively affected tens of thousands of scientists, but also is quite harmful to science overall and to society. This sexism manifests at countless levels from words to policies to actions. It can be conscious or unconscious. It can be outright sexual harassment. …Read More