Introduction to Kindness in Science

“Should we steer clear of the winner-takes-all approach?” by Kendal Powell, Nature (Careers Feature)

Why we need Kindness in Science

“These labs are remarkably diverse – here’s why they’re winning at science” by Kendal Powell, Nature (News Feature)

“Science benefits from diversity” Nature (Editorial)

Types of Kindness in Science

We have identified two categories of kindness: individual kindness (kindness that we each do on a daily basis) and structural kindness (mechanisms of kindness that are adopted on an institutional level).


“Lab heads should learn to talk about racism” by Devang Mehta, Nature (World View)

“Work-life balance: Break or burn out” by Kendall Powell, Nature (Jobs Feature)


“What does it take to make an institution more diverse?” by Virginia Gewin, Nature (Career Feature)

“A better measure of research from the global south: funders Jean Lebel and Robert McLean describe a new tool for judging the value and validity of science that attempts to improve lives.” by Jean Lebel & Robert McLean, Nature (Comment)


“Zoom in on the big picture: Academic reward structures discourage the pursuit of vital research” by Richard Kingsford, Nature (Index)


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