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Less than 1 per cent of professors at UK universities are Black

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) published data in January showing few UK universities employ more than one or two Black professors and fewer than 1 percent of professors hired by UK universities are Black. The report shows that although UK universities hire increasingly more staff, they have been slow to hire more Black staff. In […]

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Gender inequality still prevalent at Scottish universities

A recent report has shown that just 22 per cent of university professors across Scotland are female. The study, undertaken by the Scottish newspaper The Herald, also revealed that only 45 per cent of the total academic workforce are women. The number of female professorships has, however, increased from 2010-2011 when the figure stood at […]