ERIC Number: EJ576304
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Women Graduate Students in Mathematics and Physics: Reflections on Success.
Hollenshead, Carol; Younce, Patricia Soellner; Wenzel, Stacy A.
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, v1 n1 p63-88 Jan-Mar 1994
Female mathematics and physics graduate students participating in focus groups identified common themes that played important roles in their decisions to go into scientific careers. These factors included the amount of encouragement they received from others, attributes of their undergraduate school, their experiences of competition and cooperation, and various characteristics of their graduate program environment. Contains 26 references. (Author/PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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