Flag carrier. Easyjet CEO Carolyn McCall.
Measures to bring more female directors into the executive suite are failing to boost performance. Here's why...
Whether it's ethnicity, gender or publishing firm, the Man Booker must do more to correct its poor track record.
Gender plays a role in what you read for courses.
Female scholars tend to assign more readings from women authors. But then male instructors assign more of their own work.
Film festivals are not the only venues where the film industry produces all male panels.
Next time you're looking for a film to see at the cinema, take note of the reviews you're reading and who wrote them. How much is the gender and age of the author influencing what you see?
The skull of Homo naledi is built like those of early Homo species but its brain was just more than half the size of the average ancestor from 2 million years ago.
Despite claims about its age, puzzling combinations of features from Homo naledi gives it an uncanny resemblance to human beings.
Entertainers or performers?
Academia suffers from a stunning lack of diversity. Only 6% of academics in higher education are black. What are some of the experiences of black faculty?
There is renewed debate around the lack of honest representations of diversity in Young Adult books.
Debate about the lack of diversity in young adult literature isn't new, but thanks to recent campaigns such as We Need Diverse Books, there's renewed focus on why diversity in literature is crucial.
Facebook’s gender ratio is far less equal than this photo of its workers would suggest.
The tech industry is known for having a notably non-diverse workforce. But bias training – when not validated by research that shows it works – isn't going to solve the problem.
There’s more to being a good university lecturer than just projecting your voice. How can far deeper skills be developed?
Who is best placed to shape university teachers who are more than just technically proficient? The answer lies in academic development.
Maria Klawe: Changing the dynamics of a male-dominated field.
The number of women receiving undergraduate degrees in computer science has plummeted by 40% in the last 20 years. How can this be changed? Ask Maria Klawe.
Boo if you dare.
Parlez-vous Eurovision? The contest may seem more monolingual than ever, but it remains a multicultural event.
Popular Latino musicians like Café Tacvba didn’t make an appearance.
At an event that bills itself as 'the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today,' one of the fastest-growing, youngest and most tech-savvy segments of the population was largely ignored.
Empire, currently screening on Channel Ten, is throwing stereotypes to the wind and presenting strong drama that is black, queer, and diverse.
Empire, a TV drama about a black hip-hop star turned music mogul, is breaking new ground by foregrounding 'risky' issues around race, sexuality and class.
Based on Eddie Huang’s bestselling memoir, ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat premiered last month.
Its ratings are worse. So why is Fresh Off the Boat considered a success, while All-American Girl was canceled?
One size fits all.
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With the Academy Awards ceremony just around the corner, it’s worth reflecting on some of the criticism triggered by the Oscar nominations and fuelled by the recent BAFTA awards. There was only one thing…
Come on board.
I am a scientist. I am also white, male and middle-class. There are a lot of scientists like me in the UK, and this lack of diversity within the scientific community is a concern. There are compelling…
Surely we can count on cultural institutions to be trailblazers in the quest for equality?
George A. Spiva Center for the Arts
Earlier this month The Sydney Morning Herald reported that certain major Australian cultural institutions, including the Art Gallery of NSW and the Sydney Opera House, were failing to achieve workplace…
Literary awards can have a profound impact on sales – and, in the future, which books get published and promoted.
There’s a lot of attention right now on diversity in children’s books – or, more accurately, the lack of it. It’s not a new problem. White people have been talking about this issue since Nancy Larrick…
Fellas. Somethings wrong here.
As Tesco hits the headlines over accounting and fast-falling profits, 11 kempt faces look out from its website. They are the Tesco board members: three of them women and eight of them men. That ratio puts…
Tomodachi Life: make friends, fall in love but stay straight.
Nintendo is facing a storm of criticism over its decision not to allow gamers to play as gay characters and form same-sex relationships in the life-simulation game Tomodachi Life. There has been disquiet…