EP02 - Women Just Aren't Interested
For this episode, we'll be looking why there aren't more girls and women in the natural science, what the problems are and what can be done about it. Such a short and simple problem! /s
*It's said on the podcast that the effect size was 0.23, it's in fact 0.26. We don't think this changes much!
The meta-analysis about the gender dimension of vocational interests is here:
Su, Rong, James Rounds, and Patrick Ian Armstrong. "Men and things, women and people: a meta-analysis of sex differences in interests." Psychological bulletin 135.6 (2009): 859.
The New Scientist article is here.
And the RSC report on retention of women in chemistry is here.
Our music is by Blue Dot Sessions <3.