TechNewsHeaven {{source.name}}




No black scientist has ever won a Nobel Prize — that’s bad for science and society
2018-10-12T08:01:41Z - The Conversation / The Next Web
Yet in over 100 years, we have never seen a black scientist become a Nobel laureate. The main reason why no black scientist has won a Nobel prize is simply a matter of numbers. Having a black Nobel laureate would inspire more black students to become black professors, which in turn would inspire more young black people to study science. A black Nobel laureate would have made it easier for them to see me as a potential high achiever and treat me accordingly. If we want more black scientists and eventually Nobel laureates, then similar direct strategic action is urgently needed.

Your favorite news


Popular news




Recommended news