Volume 94 Issue 32 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 8, 2016

Calling for studies on how to diversify science workforce

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: policy, diversity, science, graduate school

The rigorous, evidence-based approaches used in research should be applied to increasing diversity in science, according to three higher education organizations. The Association of Public & Land-grant Universities, the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities, and the Association of American Medical Colleges studied the lack of diversity in the biomedical sciences. Their report says individual universities are trying their own diversity initiatives, but a broader approach would allow evidence about successful interventions to be more widely . . .

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