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  1. Lucy
    Lucy replied to a Comment on The myth of merit and unconscious bias

    The article talks about unconscious biases that both women and men have about women and men - I didn't see any mention of the sex of the selection committees. Women are susceptible to the same unconscious…

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    Lucy commented on The myth of merit and unconscious bias

    Personally I find it annoying that "merit" is used as a reason for having a disproportionately male cabinet, because I thought the role of parliamentarians and the cabinet as well was to represent…

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    Lucy commented on Why you have to show ID to buy cold and flu tablets

    Living in Victoria, I have found I haven't been able to buy pseudoephedrine for years - and neither can a friend who sometimes suffers from quite bad sinusitis. I think technically we're still…

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    Lucy commented on Why do female academics give up on becoming professors?

    The path towards becoming a professor seems to be a fairly grueling, uncertain one. I studied for a PhD and then did a postdoc overseas, and it seemed to me that male researchers suffered just as much…