Analysis of speaker genders at the 2018 ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting

Last week I was participating to the ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 in Ottawa. I was pleasantly surprised to see that there was a large proportion of women present at the conference. After the panel discussion on women in northern science which took place on Thursday night, I decided to see if I could use R to scan the scientific PDF program to determine how many men and women were giving scientific presentations. [Read More]