Analysis of the distribution of gender in STEM fields in Canada

This report, prepared by Andrea Perreault in consultation with the NSERC Chairs for Women in Science & Engineering, takes a look at the percentages of women in STEM fields in the various regions of Canada. It also looks at the distribution of minority groups working in STEM fields in Canada by gender.

L’expérience des stages coopératifs en sciences et en génie

Quelle est la perception des étudiantes de leur expérience des #stagescoop dans les sciences et le génie, domaines majoritairement masculins? C’est la question que s’est posée l’équipe de la @Chaire pour les femmes en sciences et en génie au Québec et à laquelle tente de répondre son nouveau livre. En pleine pénurie de main-d’œuvre, jetons un œil à ce qu’on …

The Co-op Internship Experience in Science and Engineering

Quebec Chair Dr Eve Langelier and her team conducted interviews with 36 women undergraduate students in Science and Engineering (SE) to answer the question “How do women students in male-dominated fields such as SE perceive their internship experience?” This report details their findings.

Academic Advancement Survey Results

In 2020 Atlantic Chair Dr Tamara Franz-Odendaal, with assistance from former Chairs Dr Mavriplis, Dr Farenhorst, Dr Shannon, surveyed past participants of the NSERC CWSE Network national Academic Advancement Workshops for female faculty. The goal was to better understand the impact of these workshops. The findings from the survey can be found in the final report below.

Journal Articles – University Climate Surveys

Former Prairies Chair, Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst and her team, lead the first University Climate Survey amongst faculty in natural science and engineering fields at select universities in their region in 2018. Atlantic Chair Dr. Franz-Odendaal tailored the survey for her region and ran it in 2018 as well. These surveys aim to understand the perceptions and experiences faculty members have …

Journal Articles – STEM Perceptions and Knowledge Among Middle School Students in Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Chair Dr. Franz-Odendaal and her research team, Dr. Karen Blotnicky, Dr. Fred French, and Dr. Philip Joy, successfully published two journal articles related to their large STEM survey of middle school students throughout Atlantic Canada. You can read these articles by clicking the links below. Experiences and Perceptions of STEM Subjects, Careers, and Engagement in STEM Activities Among Middle …