Improving diversity in STEM

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Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE)

Abstract:

[This report puts forward the argument that] women, disabled people and those from ethnic minorities or socially disadvantaged groups are consistently underrepresented, particularly at senior levels, in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Diversity issues also persist in other sectors, however, this report focuses on improving diversity in STEM due to the existence of STEM-specific barriers and challenges, and due to the significant benefits that improving diversity in STEM would bring for individuals and for the UK. The report brings together data and research to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Culture and society; Participation; Equity; Gender; Disability; Disadvantaged; Demographics

Keywords: Capacity building; Socially disadvantaged; Disabled; Diversity; Workforce planning; Affirmative action; Ethnicity; Minority group; Labour force participation

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Campaign for Science and Engineering, 2014

Physical description: 47 p.

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http://sciencecampaign.org.uk/CaSEDiversityinSTEMreport2014.pdf

Also called: Improving diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Notes:
'Delivering diversity: making science and engineering accessible to all' may be found at: http://www.sciencecampaign.org.uk/documents/2008/CaSE0608.pdf

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 116.1639

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