Tag: Equality

Valuing equality over equity stunts science

On Nov. 24, The //National Post//’s Michael Higgins wrote an exclusive article titled “Minority professor denied grants because he hires on merit: ‘People are afraid to think.’” The article documents McGill chemistry professor Patanjali Kambhampati’s refusal to take part in equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) hiring practices. Instead, Kambhampati wrote[Read More…]

Equal access to recreational facilities is vital

A recent Montreal-based CBC study found a direct correlation between a borough’s average income and the number of sports and recreation facilities in the area.  This inequity leaves youth who are unable to pay for private sports facilities or gyms with little opportunity to get involved with their communities in[Read More…]

Orgasm equality is a long time coming

Many women are familiar with the frustration of finishing a sexual encounter without actually finishing. This disparity between men and women’s sexual satisfaction, colloquially known as the ‘orgasm gap,’ refers to the fact that  men are far more likely to orgasm than women in heterosexual encounters. In a recent study[Read More…]

STEMM Diversity @ McGill launches at Redpath Museum

Nearly a year after its inception, the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine (STEMM) Diversity @ McGill initiative, which aims to promote diversity in STEMM fields, launched an exhibition under the same name at the Redpath Museum on Oct. 11. The exhibit, which is still growing, features interviews with women and[Read More…]

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