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The Climate for Women in Science and Engineering: Perceptions of Canadian Graduate Students

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dc.contributor.author Korabik, K.
dc.contributor.author Brown, A.
dc.contributor.author Davidson, V.J.
dc.contributor.author Desmarais, S.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-12T20:59:40Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-12T20:59:40Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10214/3488
dc.description.abstract A sample of 199 women and 188 men in Canadian science and engineering graduate programs responded to a survey, which investigated their departmental climate, opportunities for collaboration, social support, and feelings of inclusion. Analyses were conducted to identify differences between genders and differences between disciplines. The results showed genderrelated differences for collaboration: women reported higher levels of collaboration between genders than men reported. Gender differences were also found between disciplines: women in engineering reported that their departments were less congenial to women and reported significantly lower person-discipline fit than did men in engineering. Within life sciences, men reported significantly higher levels of social support than did women. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship SSHRC en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/ *
dc.subject departmental climate en_US
dc.title The Climate for Women in Science and Engineering: Perceptions of Canadian Graduate Students en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
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