Like speakers invited to conferences, seminar series and colloquia speakers are carefully curated so as to showcase to the members of a department the latest developments in the field. If unmonitored, these too can suffer from unintentional, but nevertheless harmful biases.
Below are (encouraging) data from neuroscience series at several top institutions, covering the last 9 years worth of speakers. As all seminars are general neuroscience seminar series, the comparison base rate is that of neuroscience (currently 43%; 2019).
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