To diversify the scientific workforce, postdoc recruitment needs a rethink

Written by on May 26, 2023

Devang Mehta was hired through an ‘open’ faculty-recruitment programme.Credit: Kaat Hebbelinck

It’s been known for nearly half a century that the ‘chilly climate’ of science higher education can make some students of colour feel unwelcome1. Since then, the shortage of people from minority groups in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has captured public attention and research interest. Diversity initiatives seek to identify and equip . . .

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