International Society of Hypertension

Understanding Unconscious Bias

An animation and briefing on unconscious bias, adapted by Professor Uta Frith DBE FBA FMedSci FRS, introduces the key concepts and current academic research around unconscious bias with the aim of alerting Royal Society selection and appointment panel members to potential biases that can arise when making judgments or decisions.

Click here to view the animation and briefing.

A further document on gender equality, Science Europe's Practical Guide to Improving Gender Equality in Research Organisations, can be found here.

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