PUBLICATIONS ON DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY IN STEM

A number of articles and editorials have been published in recent years that cover the subjects of equality, inclusion and diversity in chemistry and STEM. The following list is intended as a resource for those who want to learn more about these topics.

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Recognition of academia’s ‘invisible labour’ is long overdue

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Why are there still so few black scientists in the UK?

Aarathi Prasad

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A longer shortlist increases the consideration of female candidates in male-dominant domains

Brian J. Lucas, Zachariah Berry, Laura M. Giurge and Dolly Chugh

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Uncertainty plagues junior researchers from underprivileged backgrounds amid pandemic

Carrie Arnold and Chris Woolston

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Postdocs under pressure: 'Can I even do this anymore?'

Chris Woolston

Nature 2020, 587, 689-692.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-03235-y

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Organic Chemistry: A Retrosynthetic Approachto a Diverse Field

Laura K. G. Ackerman-Biegasiewicz, Daniela M. Arias-Rotondo, Kyle F. Biegasiewicz, Elizabeth Elacqua, Matthew R. Golder, Laure V. Kayser, Jessica R. Lamb, Christine M. Le, Nathan A. Romero, Sidney M. Wilkerson-Hill, and Dwight A. Williams

ACS Centr. Sci. 2020, 6, 1845-1850.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acscentsci.0c01138

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To See a Face Like Mine

Esther A. Odekunle

Cell 2020, 183, 564-567.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2020.10.009

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Ten simple rules for women principle investigators during a pandemic

Pamela K. Kreeger et al.

PLoS Comput. Biol. 2020, 16, e1008370.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal

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White men still dominate in UK academic science

Chris Woolston

Nature 2020, 579, 622.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-00759-1

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Female Faculty: Why So Few and Why Care?

Shina Caroline Lynn Kamerlin and Pernilla Wittung‐Stafshede

Chem. -Eur. J. 202026, 8319–8323. 

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202002522

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UK chemistry pipeline loses almost all of its BAME students after undergraduate studies

Katrina Krämer

Chemistry World2020 (link).

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Racism in academia, and why the ‘little things’ matter

Kevin N. Laland

Nature 2020, 584, 653–654.

DOI: 10.1038/d41586-020-02471-6

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Organic Chemistry: A Call to Action for Diversity and Inclusion

Sarah E. Reisman, Richmond Sarpong, Matthew S. Sigman and Tehshik P. Yoon

Org. Lett. 2020, 22, 6223–6228

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.0c02559

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A Diverse View of Science to Catalyse Change

César A. Urbina‐Blanco et al.

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The race to the bottom and the route to the top

David K. Smith

Nature Chemistry 2020, 12, 101–103.

DOI: 10.1038/s41557-019-0410-y

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Putting mentoring first

Jen Heemstra and Neil Garg

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Black scientists matter

Malegapuru William Makgoba

Science 2020, 369, 884.

DOI: 10.1126/science.abe3234.

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Equity and Inclusion in the Chemical Sciences Requires Actions not Just Words

Melanie S. Sandford

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 11317–11318.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c06482

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Excellence versus Diversity? Not an Either/Or Choice

Silvia Bordiga et al. 

ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 7310–7311.

DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c02590

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Confronting Racism in Chemistry Journals

Cynthia J. Burrows et al.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 28925–28927.

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c10979

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Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say

Giuliana Viglione

Nature 2020, 581, 365–366.

DOI: 10.1038/d41586-020-01294-9

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Pandemic lockdown holding back female academics, data show

Times Higher Education Supplement 2020.

Link (subscription only).

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The changing career trajectories of new parents in STEM

Erin A. Cech and Mary Blair-Loy

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Younger scientists need better support

Editorial

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Increasing gender diversity in the STEM research workforce

Carol W. Greider et al.

Science 2019366,   692–695.
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaz0649

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The Chemistry Women Mentorship Network (ChemWMN): A Tool for Creating Critical Mass in Academic Chemistry

Brandi M. Cossairt, Jillian L. Dempsey and Elizabeth R. Young

Inorg. Chem2019, 58, 12493–12496.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02707

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