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Scientists Reflect on Why They Chose to Study Science

Venville, Grady; Rennie, Léonie; Hanbury, Colin; Longnecker, Nancy


A concern commonly raised in literature and in media relates to the declining proportions of students who enter and remain in the ‘science pipeline’, and whether many countries, including Australia and New Zealand, have enough budding scientists to fill research and industry positions in the coming years. In addition, there is concern that insufficient numbers of students continue in science to ensure an informed, scientifically literate citizenry. The aim of the research presented in this...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Research in Science Education
DOI: 10.1007/s11165-013-9352-3
Access Rights: Open Access


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