Strategies for making geoscience PhD recruitment more equitable

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Authors

Benjamin Fernando , Natasha Joanne Dowey , Catherine Souch, Steven Leslie Rogers, Jacqueline Houghton, Jenni Barclay, Keely Mills, Louisa Brotherson , Francisca Rockey, Alicia Newton, Ethny Childs, Rebecca Williams, Sam Giles, Munira Raji, Anya Lawrence, Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson , Anjana Khatwa

Abstract

Doctoral study is a crucial part of the academic pipeline, but discriminatory admissions procedures disproportionately impact students from ethnic minority backgrounds. We examine how doctoral recruitment policies contribute to inequity in the geosciences and propose improvements for change.

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https://doi.org/10.31223/X55W7K

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Earth Sciences, Education, Outdoor Education, Physical Sciences and Mathematics

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Published: 2022-10-28 03:34

Last Updated: 2023-08-04 16:36

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