Is it true that women prefer teaching and men prefer research? We don’t have evidence of that, but we do know that in most universities, women tend to be overrepresented in teaching roles and underrepresented in research ones.

In this video, we’ll show you how to find out if this is the case at your institution, using examples from Bronze Award applications.

Relevant section in the Athena Swan Bronze Award application form

  • 3.1(iii) for higher education institutions

What we’ll discuss

  • Who’s doing what work
  • How contract function might affect progression
  • Why it’s important to look at quantitative and qualitative data
  • Why looking at multiple variables helps tell a more nuanced story – but also takes up more resources

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