Well-being for women studying STEM – experiences of intensity and negativity in Higher Education in India, Rwanda and the UK In recent years there has been a global expansion of publications concerning mental and emotional health, with well-being dialogue increasing in the wake of the pandemic. A survey of 21 countries explored growing up in modern… Continue reading Gendered Journeys/UBDC
March 8th, and by extension the entire March, has become a global powerful month where women honour and render female and feminist struggles against all oppressions, persistent violence and precarity, and for all emancipations. March 8th – International Women’s Day- is a contested site for hegemonic masculine interests, privileged classes, and white supremacy. The days where mass… Continue reading On STEM and gender equity as one of the many present struggles on March Women’s History Month￼
On 23rd November 2021, Barbara Read, PI of the Gendered Journeys project, gave the keynote at the special issue launch for ACCESS: Critical Explorations of Equity in Higher Education. The title of the talk was ‘Precarity and authoring gendered knowledges in the Academy’. Barbara spoke about challenging higher education structures to tackle precarity in the… Continue reading ACCESS journal Special Issue launch featuring Dr. Barbara Read
Our paper is online on CR&DALL published as part of their briefing paper series. In the paper, we talk about the context in India and Rwanda related to STEM and gender inequalities, and we describe how Gendered Journeys’ research will contribute to tackling these inequalities.
Please take part in our University of Glasgow ethically approved research funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), that looks at inequalities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and the transition to STEM employment in India, Rwanda and the UK. Participation in the research is anonymous, voluntary, and confidential. You will have… Continue reading The Gendered Journeys survey is open now!
By Sumi March 18th, 2021 marked the gathering of our second Happy Hour with 21 attendees tuning in from various places. The connections formed during our first Happy Hour had rendered us full hearted and ready to collaborate with others to continue engaging in gender and STEM issues. As hoped, we were able to work… Continue reading An Evening with Angela Saini
On April 29th, 2021, Srabani Maitra, Co-I on the Gendered Journeys project had organised a workshop in collaboration with the College of Social Science’s (CoSS) Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC) network. The workshop was titled, Doing knowledge exchange during the COVID 19 pandemic – What lessons have we learnt? and was geared towards researchers, PhD… Continue reading Doing knowledge exchange during the COVID 19 pandemic – What lessons have we learnt?
By Emma Seddon Our timely Gendered Journeys project, supported by the UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund, will contribute to ongoing debates around gender inequality in STEM, where women are routinely underrepresented. Our international, interdisciplinary team will explore this area holistically and longitudinally, viewing the journey through higher education (HE) and onto skilled employment. It is at… Continue reading Gendered Journeys: mixing methods, datatypes, and contexts to explore gender in STEM
By Sumita Chatterjee The Gendered Journeys project is a 3 year ESRC-funded project investigating the experiences of women in India and Rwanda entering a STEM field through higher education, graduation, and their progression into skilled employment. The project hopes to understand potential experiences, factors, and events that may be contributing to the gender inequality seen within these… Continue reading The First of Many Happy Hours
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