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Heroes in science: Inspiration, influence and engagement

Cerini, Elizabeth

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Studies in many countries have examined the importance of role models, mentors and graduate supervisors in science, and some have explored the short-term impacts of science role modelling programs on young people’s engagement with science careers. Yet despite the prevalence of programs to identify, celebrate and utilize ‘science heroes’, there is a lack of systematic or significant research into the phenomenon of popular science heroes and their careers, or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110692

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