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Undergraduate Science Majors: Gender Differences in Who Goes to Graduate School

Linda J. Sax
2001 Review of higher education (Print)  
In the past thirty years, the number of science, math, and engineering (SME) 1 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees awarded to women has increased by 106%, 150%, and 267%, respectively (National  ...  Although the gender gap has certainly narrowed in these past decades, women have not yet achieved parity.  ...  Limited access to role models and mentors. Due to the under representation of women in scientific careers, women students encounter fewer potential role models and same-sex mentors than men do. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1353/rhe.2000.0030 fatcat:zvtg6fbcwzgvdldbwnacykyapu

Maintaining a high degree of research productivity at a predominately undergraduate institution as your career advances

George C. Shields, Scott E. Feller
2020 International Journal of Quantum Chemistry  
Professional organizations such as Council on Undergraduate Research, consortia of computational chemists such as Molecular Education and Research Consortium in computational chemistRY and Midwest Undergraduate  ...  We all have the same amount of time, so figuring out how to use yours better is the key to remaining active.  ...  The 2.5-day workshop for researchers in the field of chemistry, physics, or astrophysics helps train the next generation of academic leaders by providing them with the tools, connections, and skills to  ... 
doi:10.1002/qua.26370 fatcat:bims4dm2afd7lff6u3o4byykqm

Chemistry, information and Frank: a tribute to Frank Brown

Dimitris K. Agrafiotis, M. Katharine Holloway, Scott Arne Johnson, Charles H. Reynolds, Terry Richard Stouch, Alexander Tropsha, Chris L. Waller
2018 Journal of Computer-Aided Molecular Design  
However, before we move on to the next author I'd like to note that these pieces don't just bid farewell to our friends, colleagues, and comp chem founders, but are also meant to tell some history of comp  ...  He and I saw eye-to-eye on the integration of computational chemistry and cheminformatics into pharmaceutical research.  ...  As a result, the number of women and under-represented minorities he recruited, mentored, and promoted, contributed significantly to bettering the overall numbers for the chemistry department as a whole  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10822-018-0135-9 pmid:30039202 fatcat:hv5tvkwrivex5o2fo34miyz4qq

The Gender Productivity Gap in Croatian Science: Women Are Catching up with Males and Becoming Even Better

Dorian Wild, Margareta Jurcic, Boris Podobnik
2020 Entropy  
Here we analyze the research output in terms of citations collected from the Web of Science of males and females from the largest Croatian university, University of Zagreb.  ...  Applying the Mann–Whitney statistical test, for most faculties, we demonstrate no gender difference in research output except for seven faculties, where males are significantly better than females on six  ...  Acknowledgments: B.P. acknowledge the gracious support of this work by ZSEM and the University of Rijeka. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/e22111217 pmid:33286985 pmcid:PMC7711453 fatcat:rvg6xxovzveqtou3zhuxu2nv7e

Evidence for Teaching Practices that Broaden Participation for Women in Computing

Briana B. Morrison, Beth A. Quinn, Steven Bradley, Kevin Buffardi, Brian Harrington, Helen H. Hu, Maria Kallia, Fiona McNeill, Oluwakemi Ola, Miranda Parker, Jennifer Rosato, Jane Waite
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 Working Group Reports on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education  
The current paper reports on the results of a focused systematic "state-of-the-art" review of recent empirical studies of teaching practices that have some explicit test of the impact on women in computing  ...  Computing has, for many years, been one of the least demographically diverse STEM fields, particularly in terms of women's participation [12, 36] .  ...  Women make up 43% of the workforce as a whole, 36% of IT and Computing students, and 23% of ICT employees [81] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/3502870.3506568 fatcat:lmxwjyf5p5enbetjvmp2y7d3ie

The Impact of Informal Mentorship in Academic Collaborations [article]

Bedoor AlShebli, Kinga Makovi, Talal Rahwan
2019 arXiv   pre-print
While current policies that have been encouraging junior females to be mentored by senior females have been instrumental in retaining women in science, our findings suggest that the impact of women who  ...  We find that increasing the proportion of female mentors decreases the impact of the prot\'eg\'e, while also compromising the gain of female mentors.  ...  In this way, the mentor-protégé relationship provides the human glue that links generations within a field.  ... 
arXiv:1908.03813v1 fatcat:wghy3gbzofcbzjshabgu3rdbqy

Spotlight on Latin America

2013 Nature  
SM2015 addresses the equity gap in the region by broadening health coverage and improving the quality of services in maternal and child health, nutrition and immunizations where, among other innovations  ...  We fight poverty-generating diseases through the Slim Initiative for Vaccine Development working with partners such as Baylor University, the Sabin Vaccine Institute, University of Yucatan and the CINVESTAV  ...  Chemistry is seeking enthusias c individuals to develop compe ve and independent research programs at the cu ng edge of Chemistry and Biochemistry.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nj0414 fatcat:mhs6bjachveatk757qefa5dkq4

PREDICTING LONG-TERM SUCCESS IN GRADUATE SCHOOL: A COLLABORATIVE VALIDITY STUDY

Nancy W. Burton, Ming-mei Wang
2005 ETS Research Report Series  
ethnic groups, and test takers who took the GRE computer-based test and those who took the paper-and-pencil version of the test.  ...  Seven graduate institutions and 21 graduate departments in biology, chemistry, education, English, and psychology collaborated in order to identify measures of valued outcomes, develop reports useful to  ...  C Comp. Paper Comp. Paper Comp.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2333-8504.2005.tb01980.x fatcat:na4r52uxvfdw3aylfks7ds4ccm

Internal Motivation among Doctoral Students: Contributions from the Student and from the Student's Environment

2018 International Journal of Doctoral Studies  
students' scholarly and academic motivation, it seems important to keep both contexts in mind, given the general importance of close relationships for motivation and other educational and well-being outcomes  ...  Methodology: Participating in the study were 112 doctoral students from various natural sciences departments of a major university in the Volga region of Russia.  ...  Comp-m - .25 .44 4) chemistry Aut-m - -.41 Comp-m - .00 5) mathematics and computer science Aut-m - Comp-m - Mean Aut-m 5.69 6.36 5.76 5.47 5.67 Comp-m 6.25 6.52 6.18 6.00  ... 
doi:10.28945/4091 fatcat:nq5yoodgr5b7xf25mpc7udoo5m

Boardroom Diversity: Why it Matters

Lawrence J. Trautman
2012 Social Science Research Network  
How does diversity fit in an attempt to build the best board for any organization?  ...  What attributes and skills are required by law and what mix of experiences and talents provide the best corporate governance?  ...  computer science, this represents a sharp decline from the 37 percent of women graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1985." 309 Table 13 13 Workers in Computer and Mathematical Occupations by Demographic  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2047750 fatcat:wcgv4xs5wfdxfhwsj6sgz5mjee

Minority engineering programs at a crossroads

Christopher B. Newman
2016 Journal for Multicultural Education  
Design/methodology/approach -In this study, the author examines two historically white public research universities.  ...  Originality/value -Given the international attention of raced-based initiatives, this study provides forward-looking insights based on the experiences and perspectives of key stakeholders.  ...  The Diversity Center focuses more generally on diversity in engineering including MuEP, women in engineering program and an outreach programs office.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jme-01-2016-0016 fatcat:3zdmykjbdvcrxk2yd6tjca4enu

Women in Academic Science

Stephen J. Ceci, Donna K. Ginther, Shulamit Kahn, Wendy M. Williams
2014 Psychological Science in the Public Interest  
women are close to parity with or even exceed the number of men.  ...  In this monograph, we undertake extensive life-course analyses comparing the trajectories of women and men in math-intensive fields with those of their counterparts in non-math-intensive fields in which  ...  to the next stage.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1529100614541236 pmid:26172066 fatcat:dr4kkp7hyrga3ocljpauaptijm

Awareness, Analysis, and Action: Curricular Alignment for Student Success in General Chemistry

Sarah Jewett, Kathy Sutphin, Tiffany Gierasch, Pauline Hamilton, Kathleen Lilly, Kristine Miller, Donald Newlin, Richard Pires, Maureen Sherer, William R. LaCourse
2018 Journal of Chemical Education  
Merely increasing the retention of STEM majors from 40% to 50% would generate threequarters of the targeted 1 million additional STEM degrees over the next decade.  ...  PCAST is consulted about and often makes policy recommendations concerning the full range of issues where understandings from the domains of science, technology, and innovation bear potentially on the  ...  a test,146 conducting an inquirybased lab,147 and combinations of these activities all have had significant impacts in improving learning.  ... 
doi:10.1021/acs.jchemed.7b00564 pmid:29657334 pmcid:PMC5897015 fatcat:b3g42xarjvalpldn57ym6ak334

At your service--results of the readership survey

Pamela C Day, James T Webb
2006 Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine  
., won the Department of Defense's (DoD) Nunn-Perry Award in 2005 for their achievements in the Mentor-Protege Program.  ...  The flow-generated pulse waves often appear in the shape of a "W," possibly reflecting soft tissue oscillation.  ...  An expert in the field of flight physiology, John authored or co-authored more than 60 publications in the area of acceleration and its effects on pilot performance and safety. Mr.  ... 
pmid:16708539 fatcat:sfwbywhffvdrbdwwed4bpuxy4u

Jury Still Out on Pioneering Treatment

E. M.
1995 Science  
Investigation of the antigenicity of phospholipid metabolites in animals and humans exposed to alcohol. Requires experience in antibody characterization and production.  ...  November [28][29] 1995 Scanticon Conference Center ZENECA Pharmaceuticals, dedicated to the challenge of Princeton, New Jersey discovering and developing important new therapeutic Co-Chairmen: Andrew  ...  (or its equivalent) in an area of physical bio-organic chemistry, with experience in computational chemistry.  ... 
doi:10.1126/science.269.5227.1051 fatcat:uqpd7d7i7bgx7fdic6s4lmtnw4
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