Research shows gender bias even invades in the content of recommendations.
Even back in the 90s, researchers were trying to alert hiring managers to the ineffectiveness of this as a tool, noting some major problems.
Trees and power lines in Puerto Rico, damaged by Hurricane Maria in September.
2017 brought wild, wacky and even deadly weather. Australia was hit by heatwaves and torrential rains, plus some surprisingly cool spells. Hurricanes hit America, and a killer monsoon lashed Asia.
More than one in three people with Chinese, Japanese and Korean heritage flush when drinking alcohol.
Marcella Cheng/The Conversation
Facial flushing when drinking alcohol is caused by an inherited deficiency in one of the enzymes involved in the breakdown of alcohol.
Drafting Alex Rance is just one of the spectacular draft choices Richmond has made in recent years.
Research shows that a few AFL teams have had much more success at drafting players than others. Richmond's recent premiership was in part build on good draft choices.
Peringatan tiga belas tahun bencana gempa dan tsunami memberikan kesempatan untuk melakukan refleksi mengenai perubahan hubungan gender masyarakat Aceh.
Pascatsunami, kedudukan perempuan di masyarakat Aceh banyak mengalami perubahan, dan bisa dikatakan, melemah dibandingkan dengan kedudukan mereka yang tinggi secara historis.
The 13th anniversary of the tsunami presents an opportunity to reflect on the changes in Acehnese gender relations.
Post-tsunami the position of women in Acehnese society has in many ways changed and, arguably, worsened compared to their historically high status.
When it comes to managing endometriosis, what works for one woman may not be the best choice for another.
Many women are prescribed the pill without a definitive diagnosis of endometriosis.
After nearly a decade of operation, Brisbane’s CityCycle scheme still needs to be subsidised.
Many short-term bike-hiring programs have been launched amid much fanfare, only for their popularity to decline soon after. Several key factors need to be in place for a program to work.
The government is proposing to save A$2.2 billion on education over the next four years, which will hit students the hardest.
The cuts to higher education funding are more about making savings than improving higher education, and would be extremely hard to change in the future.
The study found that in order to pay for insurance people were cutting down on heating, food and outings.
People on low incomes put insurance cover first – even if it means doing without basic goods.
Nick Xenophon won 46% of the preferred South Australian premier vote in a recent Newspoll.
If the primary votes in Newspoll were replicated at the South Australian election, SA-BEST would probably win a clear majority of lower house seats.
French engraving of a cuckolded husband.
University of Victoria
'Cuck', short for cuckold, is the favoured insult of men's rights activists today. But the term has a long history: from the 16th to 18th centuries it reflected a deep anxiety about women's sexual appetites.
The A$6.7bn West Gate Tunnel project has similar problems to the cancelled East West Link.
Recent decisions to proceed with major road projects have not considered viable alternatives, despite this being a legal requirement.
The Bennelong byelection result will boost Malcolm Turnbull’s standing in the Coalition.
The easy win for John Alexander in the Bennelong byelection restores the Coalition's two-seat majority in the House of Representatives.
Increasing the amount of skills on a board from 10 to 13 reduces firm performance by about 2.4%, research finds.
If there are more directors with common skills on boards, then they are more likely to communicate effectively.
Frost affected many crops across WA during September 2016.
WA Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development
We already know that climate change makes heatwaves hotter and longer. But a new series of research papers asks whether there is also a climate fingerprint on frosty spells and bouts of wet weather.
Democrat candidate Doug Jones has had an unlikely win in the hard-fought Alabama Senate ballot.
Reuters/ Marvin Gentry
Doug Jones has won a tough battle to represent Alabama in the US Senate; meanwhile, the crucial byelection in Bennelong is neck-and-neck, with huge implications for the government if it loses.
Some projects shouldn’t be receiving funding from the government. Yet, lack of proper monitoring has caused huge amounts of wasted money.
A review of the Emissions Reduction Fund has found it's performing well – but new research raises serious credibility issues.
Why do humans have fur only on their heads?
Scientists say humans are pretty similar to chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. So why don't we have fur like they do?
The Cashless Debit Card trial disproportionately targets Indigenous people, despite what the government says.
That the Cashless Debit Card continues to be pursued exposes a dogged obsession with implementing punitive policy at the expense of vulnerable people.