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Where are the female first and last authors?

Where are the female first and last authors?

Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle gathered names of first and last authors from papers published from 2005-2017 in 15 major science and neuroscience journals, including Nature, Science, PNAS, Nature Neuroscience and Neuropsychology Review. Nearly 10% of the names were excluded because they were relatively gender neutral, but the rest told a clear story: In these journals, authorship is a male-dominated enterprise.  Read more

Rozanna Meijboom on MRC/NIH partnerships in brain imaging research

Rozanna Meijboom on MRC/NIH partnerships in brain imaging research

Rozanna Meijboom is one of three early career scientists to receive a new UK Medical Research Council (MRC) award in neurodegeneration to partner labs undertaking similar research at the US National Institutes of Health. She talks about her forthcoming trip to the US, where she will spend time with the team led by neurologist and neuroradiologist Daniel Reich. Applications for  the  2018/19 awards are are now open. The closing date is 5 April 2018.  Read more