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.
The Athena Swan charter commits research institutions to create a gender inclusive workplace, through taking action and being held accountable. 15 Australian institutions are now bronze awardees.
With demand outstripping supply for STEM professionals, Scotland will suffer if more young women are not engaged with these subjects.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel writes we can do a better job of teaching students to master a discipline and maximise their post-school opportinities.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
Two theories on autism and sex differences are confirmed in half a million people.
What kind of students are we raising when music is seen as a "frill?" The decision to drastically cut music education is a misguided policy.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
New research shows girls are more likely to take physical science or technology degrees if they play video games.
Robots in the classroom are highly engaging and motivating for students, and can have a cascading effect on learning across an entire school.
Creativity should be about more than just coming up with one solution.