23 min

Talking up your research - Sex makes a difference The BMJ Podcast

    • Science

As editors, we feel like we’re spending a lot of time taking the superlatives out from articles - amazing, novel, important… But new research on BMJ.com suggests that we might not be doing that great a job, and that for some reason, papers authored by men tend to have more of them - because men put more in, or maybe a bias against woman writing in that way.

Marc Lerchenmueller, assistant professor at the University of Mannheim joins us to talk about how they did the research, and what it means for women's careers.

Read the full article
https://www.bmj.com/content/367/bmj.l6573

As editors, we feel like we’re spending a lot of time taking the superlatives out from articles - amazing, novel, important… But new research on BMJ.com suggests that we might not be doing that great a job, and that for some reason, papers authored by men tend to have more of them - because men put more in, or maybe a bias against woman writing in that way.

Marc Lerchenmueller, assistant professor at the University of Mannheim joins us to talk about how they did the research, and what it means for women's careers.

Read the full article
https://www.bmj.com/content/367/bmj.l6573

23 min

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