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Statistics

Studies and links

There have been a lot of relevant studies to anaylse the difference in education between men and women. Here are links to just a few. There are many more if you search online.

Studies (data)

Studies (reports)

  • JCAP
    The 'Joint Committee on Academic Performance' published its findings early in 2003. The report is a detailed analysis of the extent of difference in Tripos performance between different groups at the University of Cambridge and a exploration of some of the reasons behind them. There is a lot of data relating to the gender divide and some of the science subjects in particular.
    http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/reporter/2002-03/weekly/5913/6.html
  • NSF - Report on Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering 2000
    The American National Science Federation's Report from 2000 is is the 10th in a series of Congressionally-mandated biennial reports on the status of women and minorities in science and engineering. The report documents both short- and long-term trends in the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. There are also many other reports on similiar topics available on this site.
    http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/nsf00327
  • The Incredible Shrinking Pipeline, Tracy Camp
    This report, published in 1997, sought to gather much of the research on the status of women in computing and the reasons behind it.
    Short survey paper: http://www.acm.org/women/documents/pipelineshrinkage.htm
    Full Report: http://www.acm.org/women/documents/finalreport.pdf