Where are all the female professors? Only 34 per cent of the total number of university professors are women

There is an ongoing debate on the gender pay gap and women’s access to senior roles – but how well are female professors represented in the teaching profession in higher education?

RS Components have analysed the teaching staff at the UK’s top universities for a number of core subjects to discover the female-to-male breakdown – and in what may come as no surprise to some, females are largely outnumbered by males.

You can take a look at the full findings in this interactive piece below:

Image credit: RS Components

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