Gender disparity and bias in research negatively affect the scientific community in multiple ways. To better understand this impact and overcome barriers, it’s essential to take an evidence-based approach to the critical issues. This new report focuses on the relationship between gender issues, career opportunities, and the breadth and impact of research. Elsevier has an ongoing commitment to promoting gender diversity and advancing gender equity in global research. The researcher journey through a gender lens: A global examination of research participation, career progression and perception is our third report on gender and research. Interested in further reading on this important topic? It’s easy to browse for more gender studies articles in other journals. And remember that if you’re signed into your Scopus account, you can set up search alerts to let you know when new articles of interest are published.