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Women in higher education: Issues and challenges for part-time scientists

Donovan, Claire; Hodgson, Barbara; Scanlon, Eileen; Whitelegg, Elizabeth


This whole reports on the experience of some women who work part-time as Associate Lecturers (ALs) in Science or Technology at the UK Open University (OU), a unique higher education institution. Using data from questionnaires and on-line focus group discussions, we explore aspects of these women's careers in HE science teaching. This study, the Associate Lecturers in Science (ALiS) project, was undertaken as a contribution to the UK's Athena Project, a national drive to improve the recruitment,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Women's Studies International Forum
DOI: 10.1016/j.wsif.2005.04.011


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