Improving the climate in research and scientific training environments for members of underrepresented minorities.

@article{Crowley2004ImprovingTC,
  title={Improving the climate in research and scientific training environments for members of underrepresented minorities.},
  author={Sue Crowley and Deena Fuller and Wendy A Law and Denise McKeon and J J Garcia Ramirez and Keith A. Trujillo and Eileen Widerman},
  journal={The Neuroscientist : a review journal bringing neurobiology, neurology and psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={26-30}
}
Despite significant efforts in recent years to increase diversity in science and academia, African Americans, Hispanics, and American Indian/Alaskan Natives remain severely underrepresented in these fields. To date, institutional social climate has received little attention as a target to improve the representation of these minority groups. In this article, we suggest that improvement in the social climate in both individual laboratories and larger institutions may lead to better recruitment… CONTINUE READING