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Professor Michelle Ryan

3 November 2020

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Breaking Boundaries: Uncovering the ‘Glass Cliff’

Research at the University of Exeter has uncovered a previously unknown phenomenon, in which women are more likely to be appointed to risky and precarious leadership positions in times of crisis. The ‘glass cliff’ is the phrase used to describe this situation. It follows previous research has described the barriers women face…

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17 October 2018

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Redressing the gender balance

The under-representation of women in surgical roles is being addressed by research from a leading University of Exeter academic.

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