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Research

The stories below highlight diversity-related research by Stanford scholars, from a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives. In addition to these stories, you can find more information about ongoing research and scholarship by exploring Stanford research centers and academic programs dedicated to advancing understanding of gender, race, ethnicity, religious identity and other dimensions of human diversity.

Mar 23 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Dialogue, Research
The disparity likely occurs because such technologies are based on machine learning systems that rely heavily on databases of English as spoken by white Americans.
Mar 5 2020 | Stanford University Press | Posted In: Research
The 2020 census will show how the future minority-majority U.S. will depend on the connections of Latinxs and Asian Americans.
Mar 2 2020 | Stanford Medicine | Posted In: Dialogue, Faculty, Research, Students
Women’s salaries trailed men’s in a national survey of department chairs at public medical schools, according to a survey by Stanford and UCSF researchers. The disparities cannot be explained by years on the job or academic productivity.
Mar 2 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Dialogue, Faculty, Research, Students
When a group from the Electrical Engineering Department agreed to mentor high school interns, they didn’t anticipate it would stimulate entirely new research. That experience led the group to establish an internship focused on humanities in STEM.
Feb 20 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Students
For one local community college student, a research internship at Stanford sparked an intellectual journey that led them to transfer to the Farm and study how the media portrays police killings of black Americans.

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