Unequal and unaddressed

October 27, 2011

Carole Leathwood paints a depressing picture, not only of the lack of gender equality in the academy, but also (and probably worse) the lack of any real progress towards achieving it ("Still a masculine noun", 20 October).

I expect it was just an editing error that missed out the paragraphs in the article that detailed what our leading universities are doing to challenge and change this state of affairs.

Keith Flett, London

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