Research on Women and Development

Take a closer look at the selection of impactful STEM research around the topic of women and development. Our research is discoverable worldwide, with a global readership.

Enjoy free access on our content until 31st December 2019. Open access articles are freely available online on a permanent basis.

The influence of STEM definitions for research on women’s college attainment

from International Journal of STEM Education

The longitudinal effects of STEM identity and gender on flourishing and achievement in college physics

from International Journal of STEM Education

Gendered differences in academic emotions and their implications for student success in STEM

from International Journal of STEM Education

Women through the glass ceiling: gender asymmetries in Wikipedia

from EPJ Data Science

Pioneering Women in the Spectral Classification of Stars

from Physics in Perspective

Women in Disasters and Conflicts in India: Interventions in View of the Millennium Development Goals

from International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

Advancing gender equality through the Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science: an exploratory study of women’s and men’s perceptions

from Health Research Policy and Systems

Ellen Gleditsch: Pioneer Woman in Radiochemistry

from Physics in Perspective

Detrimental Effects of Climate Change on Women

from Earth Systems and Environment

Reflections on the journey: six short stories

from BMC Chemistry

Flood-induced vulnerabilities and problems encountered by women in northern Bangladesh

from International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

The lived experience of CrossFit as a context for the development of women’s body image and appearance management practices

from Fashion and Textiles

Jane Goodall

from Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior

Women in the Historiography of Biology

from Handbook of the Historiography of Biology

Women Leaders’ Career Advancement in Academic Medicine: A Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis

from Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education

Science for Girls

from Encyclopedia of Science Education

Women in Science Communication

from Encyclopedia of International Higher Education Systems and Institutions

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Selected Books

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  • 9783319340470

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