To relegate academic projects that seek to untangle the complexities of human systems to the realm of grievances is a farce—one that misses the point of the academic project in the first place.
New research predicts that audits would reduce the number of false positive results from 30.2 per 100 papers to 12.3 per 100.
It's true that much of the scholarship that professors in the humanities produce is micro-focused and barely relevant to larger social concerns. But those academics would also be best served by ignoring that critique.
Over the past few decades, some ex-convicts have turned to academia, aiming to put their experience "inside" to good use.
Lessons from five years running a political science department that could apply to almost any job in management.
Researchers find much less bias in the grant process compared with other sciences, but highlight the need to break down institutions that hinder women's careers.
The government only allocates funds to researchers that mistakenly conflate sex work with sex trafficking. As an academic and a sex worker, Juniper Fitzgerald knows just how warped this thinking is.
Academic publishing has been slow to make use of social media, but new experiments could push the industry—and science—forward.
Traditional colleges and universities have become unlikely allies of the beleaguered for-profit industry as each group tries to fend off the government’s push for more accountability.