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The Gender Pay Gap

Posted on 14/09/2021 in Data

Ensuring equal pay for equivalent positions is one of the action points advocated in the ALBA Declaration on Equity and Inclusion. In this context, ALBA has gathered relevant resources on the gender pay gap in Academia.

In this article, you will find data on salary inequity in STEM, best practices such as implementing a Salary Equity Study in your institutions, examples of policies to tackle this issue, and advice to negotiate salary and resources.

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Gender and Diversity Gap in Prizes & Awards

Posted on 8/09/2021 in Data

Prizes and Awards such as the Nobel or the Brain Prize are some of the most important recognitions of Scientific excellence. The Awardees’ names are linked to historical greatness along with a substantial financial reward. However, there is a deep gender and diversity gap in scientific prizes and awards.

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Avoiding bias in Hiring & Reference letters

Posted on 29/07/2021 in Data

Are you hiring a new PostDoc? Writing a reference letter for your PhD student? ALBA gathered relevant resources on avoiding bias when hiring and writing reference letters.

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