News & Announcements - Gendered Innovation Alliance
A selection of articles, report & publications.
A possible explanation for the sex difference in fatality rates could be due to a long-recognized difference in the immune systems of men and women.
The objective of this study was to delineate and quantify sex differences in cancer risk and survival together with assessing the potential gain achieved by eliminating the excess cancer risk in men.
By participating in ACT on Gender, a Horizon 2020 EU project on gender equality & gender dimension in research, DEVREG is actively working on this.
The report covers the last 20 years, 12 countries and regions, and 27 subject areas. Read and disseminate the report produced by Elsevier and experts from around the world on gender in the global research landscape.
- The proportion of women among researchers and inventors is increasing in all twelve comparator countries and regions over time.
- Women publish fewer research papers on average than men, but there is no evidence that this affects how their papers are cited or downloaded.
- Women are less likely than men to collaborate internationally on research papers.
- Women are slightly less likely than men to collaborate across the academic and corporate sectors on research papers.
- In general, women’s scholarly output includes a slightly larger proportion of highly interdisciplinary research than men’s.
- Among researchers, women are generally less internationally mobile than men.
- Gender research is growing in terms of size and complexity, with new topics emerging over time.
- The former dominance of the United States in gender research has declined as research activity in the European Union has risen.
Zou and Schiebinger (2018), Nature.
Engel, N. (2018), BioEssays: Sex Differences in Early Embryogenesis: Inter‐Chromosomal Regulation Sets the Stage for Sex‐Biased Gene Networks: The dialogue between the sex chromosomes and autosomes imposes sexual identity soon after fertilization.