Although there have been marked advances towards gender equality in the last century, disparities persist in academia. Medicine and science are not immune to these inequalities, and through a collection of Turning Point articles published in Nature Cell Biology, thirteen women researchers were invited to provide a snapshot of their experiences. These authors were asked to recount personal stories, and share the challenges and/or successes that marked their careers in research. Serena Nik-Zainal of the Department of Medical Genetics was one of the thirteen invited to participate in this endeavour where she describes how we have a Duty to Speak Up if we are to level the gradients and inequalities that exist in academia.
Full article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41556-018-0171-7