Defying a gendered ‘narrative’

Read the full story at Inside Higher Education.

Are biased letters of recommendation one reason that women remain seriously underrepresented in experimental particle physics, at just about 15 percent of the field’s faculty? A new study suggests not.

The new paper, published in open-access format, includes some other interesting findings that challenge the existing literature on gendered language in letters of recommendation.

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