New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
Your partner might think they're providing valuable encouragement, but a new study shows how it can backfire.
Involving people with disabilities in developing knowledge and policy on disability will significantly help reduce interest bias and untangle the complexity of disability.
Global health researchers, funders and journals are not walking the talk on equity, diversity and inclusion.
Mistakes can be made during scientific research with devastating effects. Keeping an open mind to the possibility of error and correcting immediately can make the difference between life and death.
Although research can provide us with useful evidence to help inform our decisions, underfunded research areas still mean that women are being left in the dark.
We like to think there's a silver lining to tragedy – and this may be influencing both how studies on post-traumatic growth are constructed and how subjects are responding.
Decisions about research funding -- and how those decisions are announced -- should not be political and should follow a set schedule.
It's imperative that we understand what creates and sustains the delta for the future management of the system.
Minority parties in Ghana have found ways to stay relevant in elections despite their declining electoral numbers
Tanzania's government must focus on the drivers of teenage pregnancy, which are entirely overlooked in current punitive policies, instead of expelling and arresting schoolgirls.
The govt recently launched the National Scientific Repository (RIN) to become a national-level data bank that aggregates research data from various sources. What are the benefits and challenges?
Indonesian policymaking is predominantly informed by research with poor theoretical engagement, with no strong tradition of peer review and with legal threats to academic freedom.
If South Africa focuses on getting more PhDs, universities will also increase other graduates in the pipeline.
Indonesia's unhealthy obsession with research output is driving scientists to commit unethical acts to produce research that are more publishable. What can the research community do to stop this?
Drones have proven extremely useful for research, collecting detailed data to help monitor hard-to-access areas.
Cutting carbon use depends on changing social norms and behaviour as much as technology.
Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
Uganda's English language policy is at odds with the situation on the ground in the country's rural schools.
As I found, academics engaging in fieldwork research are in a particularly vulnerable position.