Gender Disparities in Science Blogging

On the list of active blogs on as of Friday, September 17, sorted by gender of authors, Dr Shock is number two on Blogs with male authors. First is Research Digest Blog.

Dr Shock number 2 on Active ResearchBlogging blogs. Very proud and honored. More on gender disparities in science blogging on Seed Magazine.

Despite the fact that women are getting science PhDs in nearly the same numbers as men, they are blogging much less. I even looked at the average number of posts about peer-reviewed research they had done, and again, men outpaced women by nearly 50 percent, which means men may have written as many as 80 percent of the posts on

Read the whole story about this discrepancy on Seed Magazine