The past year has been a time of exciting reflection and change for WISELI, a research center supporting faculty diversity and inclusion, housed in the College of Engineering. New personnel, a new name, and plans …
With a new $1.6 million, five-year NIH grant, Christine Pribbenow, director of the LEAD Center in the UW–Madison School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research, is using the ‘Fair Play’ video game to teach …
The ‘Fair Play’ video game, funded by a $1.6 million four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is earning accolades for raising awareness about implicit bias in academic settings. Recently, the game’s founder, …
WISELI’s founding co-Director, the incomparable Dr. Molly Carnes, has announced her retirement.
As the [Center for Women’s Health Research] director, she developed a strong network of women across campus who, like her, were investigating gender bias in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). When the National Science …
In 2015, Devine partnered with Molly Carnes, the director of the UW’s Center for Women’s Health Research, to examine, and potentially reduce, gender bias in departmental units covering all fields of science, engineering, and medicine …
“When the patient information is more subjective, then the implicit biases are more likely to influence clinical decision making in ways that would usually disadvantage members of certain groups versus another,” Carnes said.
Dr. Molly Carnes is quoted as an expert on implicit bias in this piece in Science Magazine.
Molly Carnes, MD MS, Co-director of WISELI, Director of the UW Center for Women’s Health Research, and Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, and Industrial & Systems Engineering is one of ten UW–Madison faculty recipients of a …
The Gender Action Portal at Harvard University has selected the Devine et al. 2017 paper “A gender bias habit-breaking intervention led to increased hiring of female faculty in STEMM departments” in their database. The Women …
The Gender Action Portal at Harvard University has selected the Carnes et al. 2015 paper “The Effect of an Intervention to Break the Gender Bias Habit for Faculty at One Institution: A Cluster Randomized, Controlled …
“Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas.” June 18, 2018. Aaron E. Carroll. The New York Times.
“Men disproportionately win NIH’s plum award for young scientists.” Meredith Wadman. May 15, 2018. Science Online doi:10.1126/science.aau1874.
“How training doctors in implicit bias could save the lives of black mothers.” Elizabeth Chuck. May 11, 2018. NBC News.
“Reviewers of NIH grants cannot distinguish the good from the great, study suggests.” Eric Hamilton. March 5, 2018. University of Wisconsin-Madison News.
“Deeply entrenched gender bias in academic medicine is treatable.” February 27, 2018. Ted Bosworth. Clinical Psychiatry News.
“Can fake names tease out NIH reviewer bias?” Jeffrey Mervis. ScienceInsider Online. June 13, 2017.
“NIH finds using anonymous proposals to test for bias is harder than it looks.” Jeffrey Mervis. ScienceInsider Online. May 31, 2017.
“Recommendation Letters Reflect Gender Bias.” Maggie Kuo. Science Careers Online. October 3, 2016.
“UW Video Game Developed to Uncover Unconscious Racial Biases." Gerald Porter. The Badger Herald. October 6, 2015.
“UW–Madison Researchers Put NIH Grant Review Process Under Microscope.” University of Wisconsin–Madison Communications. October 1, 2013.
“Studies Point to Rising Role for Women Scientists at UW–Madison.” David Tenenbaum, Inside UW–Madison. September 25, 2012.
“Video Games Going Viral: Educational Research Lab Turns Serious Science Into High-Tech Fun.” Ron Seely. Wisconsin State Journal. Pp. A1,A8-A9. September 18, 2011.
“UW Researcher Gets Grant to Study Faculty Bias.” Anna Assendorf. The Badger Herald. October 11, 2010.
“Major Grant Aims at Breaking the Habit of Implicit Bias.” University of Wisconsin-Madison Communications. October 11, 2010.
“Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Sciences.” Blog entry for the Institute for Women’s Health Research at Northwestern University. July 19, 2010.
“Making Visible the Invisible.” Focus Newsletter. Burroughs Wellcome Fund. July, 2010.
“Dr. Molly Carnes: Helping Women Advance in Science and Medicine.” Kathryn Kingsbury. Wisconsin Woman Magazine. January 2010: 6-8.
“Women Not Yet to the ‘IX’s.” Cassie Kornblau. The Badger Herald. September 18, 2008.
“Bias Towards Women Scientists.” Anne Christensen. The Daily Cardinal. October 11, 2005.
“Women in Science: Climbing the Career Ladder.” Talk of the Nation, National Public Radio. August 26, 2005.