A new study showed that women are significantly less likely than men to receive funding from CIHR in some research areas, suggesting funding agencies should monitor success rates by gender and by research content area.
Topic: gender bias
We process information all day long. If we had to think about each tiny decision carefully we would not be productive, so we make quick assumptions, often, to get through the day. These assumptions are often riddled with our individual “bias” and cause us to see the people around us through that lens.