I’m a little late to the “gender bias in particle physics” party, where Zuska, DrugMonkey, YoungFemaleScientist, and others too numerous to mention have been tossing back some brewskis and fending off the slobbering gibberish of ridiculous misogynist douchewheels like Gerard Harbison. (BTW, dude, what the fuck is up with that picture of you on your faculty Web page!? You really think anyone is going to mistake the size of that huge shaft in your hands for the size of your schlong?)
Anyhoo, I really just have one narrow point to make about the whole thing, and that relates to the idea that there is a need for “further study” of the relationship between conference presentations and career advancement in science. Are you fucking kidding me!?

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