While undergraduates rarely get serious research experience during their first year of college, some faculty are working to change that. A scholar says the new approach could boost diversity in STEM.
Students picking their subjects for Years 11 and 12 need to understand that science can be useful in a wide range of future jobs.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Overall, participation in STEM careers activities is low, with less than 30% of UK 11- to 14-year-olds reporting having taken part in 2017.
Only 13.83% of AI authors in arXiv are women and, in relative terms, the proportion of AI papers co-authored by at least one woman has not improved since the 1990s.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
The new era of space exploration is characterized by an emphasis on diversity and international cooperation. But there's a lot of work to do before there's gender equality in STEM fields and at NASA.
A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
Academic partnerships with diplomats, industry leaders and others, can provide a comprehensive approach to addressing the challenges faced by women in STEM.
The overall level of funding for innovation system programs in Australia still remains low. Most programs are so small they essentially constitute pilots.
Researchers find promising results for two programs patterned after the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, a renowned initiative launched at UMBC in the 1980s and known to increase diversity in STEM.
We are three professional women who all made different decisions regarding name changes.
We've had ten federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.
Autistic and artistic, you can be both.
A confession: I can count on a single hand the number of women I have invited to collaborate with me on publications and grants.
Women leaders in science and technology are working together to address the gender imbalance in their fields.
With changing student demographics, STEM programs need to provide different supports to accommodate the needs of women returning to education after a break.
The film wowed critics and fans. But its hidden power may be black lead characters who are accomplished scientists – just the thing to help inspire future generations to follow in their footsteps.
Women are drastically under-represented in the science, technology, engineering and maths fields.
In the last year, workplace culture faced major upheaval for working women. We at The Conversation put together our reporting on that very topic from 2018.