Diversity Journal Club Library

The importance of open access to research for supporting diversity: http://blogs.biomedcentral.com/bmcseriesblog/2012/12/06/guest-blog-why-i-publish-open-access/

An example of the scale of hostility that can exist outside academia: http://www.nj.com/business/index.ssf/2013/05/post_269.html

Reports from various STEM-related organizations on career trajectories: http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/wmpd/2013/start.cfm?CFID=16466301&CFTOKEN=55531281&jsessionid=f030f7015d517b2f872e303224a2f61e45f3





How not to attract women to coding: Make tech pink: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/How-not-to-attract-women-to-coding-Make-tech-pink-5602104.php

Coding school links: free (http://www.codecademy.com/) or pay-for (https://www.codeschool.com/) online schools

A Teenager Gets Grilled By Her Dad About Why She’s Not That Into Coding:https://medium.com/matter/you-should-learn-to-code-is-the-new-you-should-go-to-law-school-talk-dads-love-to-have-b03bd22b3c99

Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics: http://cbb.sjtu.edu.cn/course/database/beginning.pdf

The Intersection of Gender, race, and Cultural Boundaris, or Why is Computer Science in Malaysia Dominated by Women?:http://sss.sagepub.com/content/39/6/885.short

The reddit conversation over “When Women Stopped Coding”:http://www.reddit.com/r/TwoXChromosomes/comments/2jmq9u/when_women_stopped_coding/


A Call For Inclusive Conservation: http://blog.nature.org/science/diversity-conservation-petition/

Colorado State University Diversity Statement: http://diversity.colostate.edu/inclusive-excellence/

Statement of Diversity Drew Lab: https://labroides.org/diversity/

What Do I Want to Be with My PhD? The Roles of Personal Values and Structural Dynamics in Shaping the Career Interests of Recent Biomedical Science PhD Graduates: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3846521/

The Academy for Future Science Faculty: randomized controlled trial of theory-driven coaching to shape development and diversity of early-career scientists: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25084625

Virginia Hughes‘ piece “I Asked My Mom Why She Didn’t Vaccinate Me”

The Psychology Behind Why Some Kids Go Unvaccinated: http://www.npr.org/2015/02/04/383724467/the-psychology-behind-why-some-kids-go-unvaccinated

No shot, no doc: Pediatricians refuse unvaccinated kids: http://www.today.com/id/44356327/ns/today-today_health/t/no-shot-no-doc-pediatricians-refuse-unvaccinated-kids/#.VrdqmLkrLZs

“To the Parent of the Unvaccinated Child Who Exposed My Family to Measles” open letter

The daily show “Les measlesrables” http://www.cc.com/video-clips/5t2dw1/the-daily-show-with-jon-stewart-les-measlesrables


Dynamic Ecology on teacher evaluations: “Evaluating Teaching

NPR Blog “If Your Teacher Likes You, You Might Get a Better Grade

Another reference in response to how the RateMyProfessor tool has been reported.

PhD Careers:

Post-academic Ph.D. Careers: a Spectrum of Alternatives

Finding your career path: A list of articles and resources from @biochembelle

The Awesomest 7-Year Postdoc or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tenure-Track Faculty Life

Advice for PhD Students: Tips From Professors, Startup Founders, and Industry Professionals

PhD to University Administration: A post on Dr. Alycia Mosley Austin’s (@AlyciaPhD) career path.

A Scientist’s Guide to Citizen Science from Megan McCuller (@mccullermi).

biochembelle‘s posts on Changing Course, Part 1 and Part 2.

An Interview with Professional Development Consultant Marquita M. Qualls, PhD

From @SciCurious: Tips for getting out and The ‘system’ failed me. It should have failed me sooner.

Things to do and not do for your future – not former – self.

“In order to be successful, one must project an image of success at all times.”

How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety

Mental Health:

Paying Graduate School’s Mental Toll
The Stressed-Out Postdoc
Get Help: How the myth of self-sufficiency fails PhD students with mental illness

And the entire Guardian series, Mental health: A university crisis

Depression, the secret we share: http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share?language=en


Do Introverts rate their extroverted peers more harshly?

And with such an emphasis being placed on active learning, participation, and otherwise outwardly demonstrating a metric of being present, are introverts marginalized?

the myers-briggs personality test

Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet’ website personality test

How Introverts and Extroverts Can Peacefully Coexist: http://lifehacker.com/how-introverts-and-extroverts-can-peacefully-coexist-638422576

Work-life balance:

NPR Planet Money – What We Work So Much
Productivity Takes Work
The Massive Fitness Trend That’s Not Actually Healthy At All
Why Not Have A Life?

Time tracking apps:

Hours and Toggl
ATracker (and blogpost).

Conference anti-harassment/Policy resources: http://geekfeminism.wikia.com/wiki/Anti-harassment_policy_resources


Are Diversity Policies Useless? https://medium.com/inclusion-insights/are-diversity-policies-useless-e9fcd9845939#.1h8prec30

Decolonise, not Diversify http://mediadiversified.org/2015/12/30/is-diversity-is-only-for-white-people/