Bioscience

ADVANCE Award works to eliminate gender inequity and promote research

August 3, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: University of Arizona Communications] – Three years have passed since The University of Arizona landed a major National Science Foundation grant with the charge to disband gender inequity within the academy while also promoting equity across campus.

The $3.3 million, five-year “ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award: Eradicating Subtle Discrimination in the Academy,” carries a three-fold mission: to promote faculty diversity, create an equitable climate within the institution and to support women toward leadership roles and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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