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Everyone in #academia knows the struggle of getting a #grant through peer review – but despite how crucial it is to doing research, there’s very little research on how grant applications get funded!

Today we’ll highlight what is known so far.
We know that the funds aren’t distributed equally – @yardenkatz and @umatterdata found that not only do the top 10% of NIH grantees get 40% of the grants, but the ratio has been getting worse over the years.…
It’s not just NIH, the UK’s EPSRC has 8% of grantees getting 50% of the grants, as found by @lincongnito…

The paper we featured by @EmilBargmann & @AagaardKaare found that the top 20% of grantees got 50% of the grants in Denmark…
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You can now submit invited speaker suggestions for the #QTURN20 #QuantumInformation workshop, Chennai, India? #QTURN20 will have a Quantum Science Program and an Awareness Program. (Multiple) suggestions can be submitted via this Google until Dec 13, 2019:…
Q-turn's Quantum Science Program highlights top-quality work on quantum information, computation and foundations (both theoretical and experimental): researchers from these fields and intersecting ones are welcome to submit their work.
Q-turn's Awareness Program promotes #diversity, #equity, #inclusion, #intersectionality, #LaborRights, #health and #responsibleresearch in #quantumscience and #qtech. It consists of talks and discussions on issues affecting the quantum scientific community.
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[Day5: Communicating the Dark Side of #Science]
Let's get to the nitty gritty, intersectional #STEM issues today.

What are your thoughts on #SciComm around the complex, messy, imperfect scientific process & the dark history of Science?
MUST READ Examples: dealing w/ Race & Racism in #Science.

@AngelaDSaini’s #Superior (& #Inferior on gender inequity)

@PhysAnth’s statement on Race & Racism thoughtfully written by an intersectional, diverse committee…
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