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Women in Supramolecular Chemistry

Leigh, Jennifer S, Hiscock, Jennifer R., Haynes, Cally J. E., McConnell, Anna J., von Krbrek, Larissa, Slater, Anna G., Kieffer, Marion, Hind, Charlotte, Caltagirone, Claudia, Draper, Emily R. and others. (2022) Women in Supramolecular Chemistry. Transforming Society, . (In press) (KAR id:93063)

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Abstract

There is an issue with a lack of diversity and gender balance in science that is worsened by the devaluing of science disciplines which are reaching gender parity. Chemistry has a particular issue around the retention and progression of women. Whilst numbers of undergraduates studying chemistry are near 50% in the UK, the percentage of full professors who are women is <9%. To give context, in Physics, where <25% of all A level students are women, the percentage of full professors is still just under 9%.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: gender, women, science, discrimination, feminism
Subjects: A General Works
H Social Sciences
Q Science
Divisions: Divisions > Directorate of Education > Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Funders: UK Research and Innovation (https://ror.org/001aqnf71)
[578] The Royal Society
Depositing User: Jennifer Leigh
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2022 10:47 UTC
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2022 11:20 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/93063 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Leigh, Jennifer S: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3672-1462
Hiscock, Jennifer R.: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1406-8802
McConnell, Anna J.: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7329-4319
Caltagirone, Claudia: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4302-0234
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