This page contains abstracts from recent research on gender and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and related topics of interest to members of the network Gender & STEM, policy makers, educators, parents and other researchers.
- Parents' math–gender stereotypes, children's self-perception of ability, and children's appraisal of parents' evaluations in 6-year-olds.
Authors: Tomasetto, Mirisola, Galdi & Cadinu
Published: 2015, Contemporary Educational Psychology
- Gender and Clarity of Evaluation among Academic Scientists in Research Universities
Author: Frank Fox
Published: Science, Technology, and Human Values 40 (July 2015): 487-515
- New Routes to Recruiting and Retaining Women in STEM: Policy Implications of a Communal Goal Congruity Perspective.
Authors: Diekman, Weisgram, Belanger
Published: 2015, Social Issues and Policy Review
- Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education for Girls through a University-School Partnership. In “Knowledge in Action: University-Community Engagement in Australia”
Authors:Rimes & León de la Barra
Editors: Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron and Kathryn Anderson, pp. 18-34
Published: 2014, Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Do teachers’ perceptions of children’s math and reading related ability and effort predict children’s self-concept of ability in math and reading?
Authors: Upadyaya & Eccles
Published: 2014, Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology
- The Gender Gap in High School Physics: Considering the Context of Local Communities
Authors: Riegle-Crumb & Moore
Published: 2013, Social Science Quarterly
- Gendered study choice: a literature review. A review of theory and research into the unequal representation of male and female students in mathematics, science, and technology.
Authors: Yazilitas, Svensson, Vries, de & Saharso
Published:2013, Educational Research and Evaluation:An International Journal on Theory and Practice, Vol. 9, Iss 6, p.525-545.
- STEM: Country Comparisons: International Comparisons of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
Authors: ACOLA: Australian Council of Learned Academies
Published: 2013, Final Report, project 2, ACOLA
- The Roots of Stereotype Threat: When Automatic Associations Disrupt Girls’
Authors: Galdi, Cadinu & Tomasetto
In press: 2013 Child Development, xxxx, Volume 00, Number 0, Pages 1–14
- Friendship Groups, Personal Motivation, and Gender in Relation to High School Students’ STEM Career Interest
Authors: Robnett & Leaper
In press: 2013; Journal of Research on Adolescence, ***(*), 1–13
- An Examination of Stereotype Threat Effects on Girls' Mathematics Performance.
Authors: Ganley, Mingle, Ryan, Ryan, Vasilyeva & Perry,
Published: 2013; Developmental Psychology, 1, No Pagination Specified.
- Attracting Girls to Civil Engineering through Hands-on Activities that Reveal the Communal Goals and Values of the Profession.
Authors: Colvin, W., S. Lyden, and B.A. León de la Barra
Published: 2013, Journal of Leadership and Management in Engineering, Vol. 13 (1), 35-41.
- Gender stereotypes among women engineering and technololy students in the UK: lessons from career choice narratives
Authors: Powell, Dainty & Bagilhole
Published: 2012; European Journ of Engineering Education; 37(6), 541-556
- Gendered motivational processes affecting high school mathematics participation, educational aspirations, and career plans: A comparison of samples from Australia, Canada, and the United States.
Authors: Watt, Shapka, Morris, Durik, Keating, & Eccles
Published: 2012; Developmental Psychology, 48(6), 1594-1611
- Mamakind or papakind? [Mom's child or Dad's child]: Parent-specific patterns in early adolescents' intergenerational academic value transmission.
Authors: Gniewosz & Noach
Published: 2012, Learning and Individual Differences: 22(4): 544–548
- Adolescent Girls’ Experiences and Gender-Related Beliefs in Relation to Their Motivation in Math/Science and English
Authors: Leaper, Farkas, Spears Brown
Published: 2012; J Youth Adolescence 41:268–282