The Research Council of Norway has issued an inspiring new policy to improve gender balance in research institutions and to raise the quality of research by expanding research questions to better cover matters related to sex and gender.
Even when we try to control for quality, visibility and many other factors, it sometimes seems like the scientific work of men gets more attention than the work of women. Why should it be that way? How can it change?
When the top orchestras in the world changed to gender-blind auditions, the number of women hired to play increased dramatically. Could that be possible in other kinds of workplaces, too?