Black and minority ethnic staff in universities are paid less than their white colleagues.
Family, marriage and culture are among the factors that influence black women's experiences as scientists.
Female baby boomers who missed out earlier in life are now jumping at the opportunity to further their education.
Sexual harassment is a pernicious problem at universities. But not much is known in South Africa about students sexually harassing academics.
This Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Gender biases continue and women's voices are missing from expert discussions.