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Adv. Geosci., 53, 155–167, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-53-155-2020
Adv. Geosci., 53, 155–167, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/adgeo-53-155-2020

  07 Aug 2020

07 Aug 2020

Women in geosciences within the Italian University system in the last 20 years

Claudia Agnini et al.

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This work provides updated scenario on the underrepresentation of women in the Italian university system in the area of geosciences in the last two decades. Data highlight an increase in the number of female full and associate professors whereas the low number of female non-permanent researchers raises strong concerns. Over different areas of geosciences, Paleontology represents the only field in which the gap is filled whereas all the other disciplines suffer a gender imbalance.