Male voice misfire

March 14, 2013

I am surprised to note no women among the 11 named speakers in your advertisement for the forthcoming World Academic Summit (7 March). I do hope that this is not representative of the “senior industrial, political and higher education leaders” being brought together “to explore the fundamental role that world-class research universities will play in fuelling the future knowledge economy”.

Roona Simpson
Lecturer
School of Social and Political Science
University of Glasgow

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