Gender studies and the role of women in physics

K. Renee Horton, J. C. Holbrook

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


While many physicists care about improving the success of women in physics, research on effective intervention strategies has been meager. What research that does exist focuses largely on the dynamics of under-representation: the factors that discourage women from choosing and remaining committed to the physics community. Rather than focusing on these deficits, this workshop set out to provide tools physicists can use to produce, analyze, and apply evidence about what works for women....
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWomen in Physics
Subtitle of host publicationAmerican Institute of Physics Conference Series
EditorsBeth Cunningham
PublisherAIP Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9780735411388
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2013


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