January 23, 2004
Women Underrepresented in Sciences at Top Research Universities, Study FindsTable: Women in Science and Mathematics
Women represent only a very small proportion of the scientists, mathematicians, and engineers working at the nation's top research universities, according to a study reported last week. Male faculty members outnumber female professors even in the few scientific disciplines where women earn more Ph.D.'s than men, it found.
The shortage of women at the nation's top institutions is "a