Female statistics students had higher final exam grades than their male peers, even though they had less confidence in their statistics abilities at the start of the semester.
College science classes often fall short of helping students see connections across subjects. Can a new approach make a difference?
A negative environment dissuades many women engineering students from staying in the field. Can colleges and universities do anything to reverse the trend?
Moms in Proteomics hopes to ensure a sustainable and productive international community of expertly trained scientists, coupled with the necessary resources and tools to balance motherhood.
Authors writing for Nature journals will also need to separate sex and gender data, so it can’t just be lumped in with other results.
New research found that consumers were less likely to buy a product associated with pleasure if marketers emphasized it was developed with science.
A new database could pave the way for a more fair and consistent way to score slam dunks, a self-described ‘dunk scientist’ says.
A scholar warns that women will continue to be underrepresented in STEM careers unless educators focus on helping girls do better in advanced math courses in high school.
Colleges don’t have to sit by and watch STEM majors leave for other fields. Two Ph.D. biology students share tips for encouraging students to stick with STEM despite the difficulty involved.
From basic childhood curiosity, to fossil introductions from parents – it seems a scientist’s spark can come in many forms.
Is a science kit, some Lego, or building blocks best for fostering kids’ STEM skills and creativity? Fear not – it’s not what’s in the box, but what happens after you open it, that’s most important.
Scientists have been using art to illuminate and share their research with the public for centuries. And art could be one way to bolster K-12 science education and scientific literacy in the public.
Students from low-income backgrounds fare better when they are able to take career and technical classes in STEM, new research shows.
In recognition of National Hip Hop History Month, The Conversation presents four articles that deal with how educators and rappers are taking hip-hop from concerts to classrooms.
Women’s climate knowledge is often overlooked, despite it being a vital resource for adapting to a warming world.
Want to observe native bees? Or seek out invasive species? There are many ways to get hands-on science learning. An expert on adult STEM education suggests four places to start.
A survey of 251 women engineers who graduated from college in the 1970s sheds light on the experiences of these professional pioneers.
We spoke to 332 Year 3 students about what they want to be when they grow up. Some responses raised alarms.
New research demonstrates the many aspects of nature play that make it a great way for young children to gain STEM knowledge.
Effective science teachers use everyday natural events to get students to explore their world. Here’s how they do it, according to an expert who prepares elementary school science teachers.