‘ECU’s Interim Head of Equality Charters, Sarah Dickinson, appeared on BBC World to talk about the under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine and the work ECU do through our Athena SWAN Charter to drive forward cultural and systemic change’
The interview covered:
- The under-representation of women in science. On average at Undergraduate level 55% of students are female. At Professorial level this drops to only 18% of staff being female.
- Evidence shows that teams of men and women are more successful that single sex groups
- Diversity = good science
Follow this link to see the interview in full – http://www.ecu.ac.uk/news/women-in-science-hits-the-headlines/