Study finds male professors much more likely than women to speak at university colloquia
Male professors at prestigious U.S. institutions are more than twice as likely to speak at colloquia than their female counterparts. A new study found that this disparity can't be explained by academic rank or differential interest in giving talks.
The study, published last month in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found there were 3,652 colloquium speakers in 2013-14 in six disciplines at the top 50 U.S. universities and colleges, as defined by U.S. News & World Report.
IUPUI study links juveniles' views of police with likelihood of aggressive behavior
INDIANAPOLIS -- Although many juvenile offenders report that they believe they have experienced police injustice, little has been known about how this perception of police injustice may impact future behavior.
Understanding Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace: Applied and Action-Oriented Research
INDIANAPOLIS – Linda Babcock, Ph.D., will be presenting a talk, “Understanding Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace: Applied and Action-Oriented Research”, 11 a.m. Friday, September 1 in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library Lilly Auditorium. The talk will focus on Babcock’s research about barriers to women in the workplace, utilizing interdisciplinary methodology at the interface between economics and psychology.
IUPUI study finds risk for binge drinking differs by race, income and changes with age
Zapolski found that African-Americans and Hispanics in the lowest income bracket (annual incomes less than $20,000) have a lower risk of binge drinking during adolescence compared to whites, while African-Americans -- but not Hispanics -- have a higher risk for binge drinking compared to whites at age 50 and older.
At higher incomes, a comparable risk for binge drinking was found for both African-Americans and Hispanics at older ages.
School of Science announces new record number of Top 100 Students for 2017
INDIANAPOLIS – "We congratulate all of the Top 100 honorees," said School of Science Dean Simon Rhodes. "At IUPUI and in the School of Science, our students combine academic excellence with a unique environment where they can also develop remarkable research, leadership and community engagement skills".
IUPUI study finds participants feel moral outrage toward those who decide to not have children
INDIANAPOLIS -- Yet evidence suggests that voluntarily child-free people are stigmatized for this decision, according to a study published in the March 2017 edition of Sex Roles: A Journal of Research.
School of Science announces new Ph.D. program in applied social and organizational psychology
INDIANAPOLIS -- This degree program will equip students with a strong research foundation and the professional skills necessary not only for conducting research to understand how individuals function within groups and organizations but also for applying research findings to the solution of real-world societal and organizational problems.
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