Lunch talk by Petra Rudolf 23 October 2018
UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: HOW IT IMPACTS CAREERS IN SCIENCE AND HOW TO MITIGATE THIS INFLUENCE by Prof. Dr. Petra Rudolf, Experimental Solid State Physics - University of Groningen
We all are subject to unconscious bias - if you don’t know how biased you are, test yourself on https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/.
Therefore bias severely conditions our own career and that of others, and knowing about it is crucial to become better professionals in science. The aim of this talk is to give everyone the means to recognize unconscious bias in their professional environment and recipes to work against it. I shall discuss how the four most common forms of unconscious bias impact the careers in science: performance bias, performance attribution bias, maternal bias and the competence/likeability trade-off.