To Advance Science, It's Time to Tackle Unconscious Bias -Op-Ed-
Advances in science can enhance human knowledge and health, but implicit bias by even the most well-meaning journal editors, science funders and peer-reviewers can undermine innovative ideas.
Geraldine Richmond chairs the board of directors for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is a professor of chemistry at the University of Oregon, where she holds the Presidential Chair in Science and is the U.S. Science Envoy to the Southeast Asian Lower Mekong River countries. Richmond contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.