The pandemic has laid bare the gender inequities in the scientific community, as women’s publication rates have been hit much harder than men’s by the need, for instance, to home-school children.
A newly published book argues that a significant part of the public wrongly sees scientists who are atheists as immoral elitists who don’t care about the common good.
Exploration of Houston landmark’s enduring influence includes intricate recreation of iconic 1975 Rice exhibition.
HOUSTON – (Dec. 9, 2020) – Although people of all faiths report growing religious discrimination during the past few years, the phenomenon is most common among Jews and Muslims, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University and West Virginia University (WVU). In addition, Jews and Muslims are much more likely to become victims of violence because of their religious beliefs.
Women are not well-represented in religious leadership positions or in public discussions of religion around the world — in spite of the fact that women are more religious than men, especially in the U.S.
Christians want more support from their places of worship when it comes to navigating ethical matters and other issues in the workplace, according to a new study from researchers with Rice University's Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP). I
HOUSTON – (Aug. 24, 2020) – Blacks, Hispanics and other racial and ethnic minorities are not only underrepresented in science, they are also less likely to receive research funding or get published as often as white scientists, which can result in fewer promotions and lower incomes throughout their academic careers, according to new research from Rice University.
HOUSTON – (June 11, 2020) – A new subfield of sociological research examining how identities and beliefs are related to attitudes about science and religion will be advanced by a $2.9 million grant to sociologists at Rice University and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
HOUSTON – (May 20, 2020) – Strengthening the faith of churches through science will be the focus of a virtual conferenceJune 5 hosted by Rice University's Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP).