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4th Gender & STEM Network Conference

Reimagining who does STEM and why through research, education, and action

N.B. Gender & STEM network Holiday Deadline Extension 12 December 2017

It has come to our attention that for some of our US colleagues, the Thanksgiving holiday significantly distracted from proposal preparation.  Rather than grant extensions individually, the Gender & STEM conference team has decided to extend the proposal deadline to 12/12/17. 

Please submit your proposals to Gender https://stem2018.uoregon.edu/

July 31 - August 2, 2018, UNiversity of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA

This conference aims to present empirical research and instructional practice, exploring how STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) educators, practitioners, and students form STEM identities, how these identities are formed or constrained by existing structures, and ways that instruction and educational policy can broaden conceptions of who can and could do STEM research and practice. Complimentary perspectives will address how such pathways can be facilitated at various points along students’ and young adults’ educational and occupational development.

An important aim of this conference is to extend the interdisciplinary collaboration of researchers, members of industry, and educators to move beyond results which highlight single aspects of issues raised by the study of Gender & STEM identities. Implications for educational and vocational training and practice will be discussed.

Keynote address by professor Jacquelynne Eccles, Dr. Kimberly Scott, Dr. Kathryn Scantlebury, and Dr. Alice Pawley

Please see call 2018 for further details on important dates for submissions and session-formats.

The 2018 conference site and registration are here

If you have any further questions about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact us at: conference@verwijder-dit.genderandSTEM.com

Best regards, on behalf of your Gender & STEM conference organization team:

Jenefer Husman, Joanna Goode, Jennifer Ruef, Sarah Stapleton, Jill Baxter, Helen Watt & Noortje Jansen

N.B. For your planning, the conference timing precedes the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA), August 9-12, San Francisco. APA Division 15 (Educational Psychology) http://apadiv15.org/; Division 14 (Industrial and Organizational Psychology); Division 8 (Personality and Social Psychology) http://www.apa.org/about/division/div8.aspx; Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) http://www.apa.org/about/division/div7.aspx; may be of interest. The ICM is held shortly after, 15-17 August in Aarhus, Denmark also.

N.B. 2 An equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This publication will be made available in accessible formats upon request.