Huge dataset shows 80% of US professors come from just 20% of institutions
In the US, where a person gained their PhD can have an outsized influence on their future career. Now, using a decade worth of data, researchers have shown there are stark inequalities in the hiring process, with 80% of US faculty trained at just 20% of institutions.
Research article: Wapman et al.
09:01 Research Highlights
How wildlife can influence chocolate production, and the large planets captured by huge stars.
Research Highlight: A chocoholic’s best friends are the birds and the bats
Research Highlight: Giant stars turn to theft to snag jumbo planets
11:42 Briefing Chat
We discuss some highlights from the Nature Briefing. This time, what science says about grieving for a public figure, and why suburban Australians are sharing increasingly sophisticated measures to prevent cockatoos from opening wheelie bins.
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