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Facing The Facts

  • Date : 2009-11-09
  • Category : General
  • Posted by : WiEBE

South Africa's R&D capacity has improved over the recent past, but we will have to increase the number of PhD graduates five-fold over the next 10 to 20 years in order to build competencies for a knowledge-based economy. Our strategies include a focus on Women's access to Science, Engineering and Technology.

No Longer "One of the Boys"

  • Date : 2009-06-08
  • Category : Research
  • Posted by : WiEBE

No Longer "One of the Boys": Negotiations with Motherhood, as Prospect or Reality, among Women in Engineering*

Women in Science, Technology and Gender

  • Date : 2009-11-03
  • Category : Research
  • Posted by : WiEBE

Women and girls around the world are excluded from participation in science and technology (S&T) by poverty, lack of education and aspects of their legal, institutional, political and cultural environments. Science, Technology and Gender: An International Report is designed to support efforts being made worldwide to analyze, discuss and change this situation.

Herman and Carr 2009

  • Date : 2009-10-13
  • Category : Research
  • Posted by : WiEBE

In this article, we draw on a series of conversations with some members of the editorial board and others about where we are and where we should be going in gender and SET (science, engineering and technology) research, policy and practice.

Herman & Webster 2009

  • Date : 2009-02-10
  • Category : Research
  • Posted by : WiEBE

Women are massively under-represented in science, engineering and technology (SET) professions, making up 19% of the workforce in these areas overall (UK Resource Centre for Women in SET (UKRC), 2009). They do not enter or participate in SET professions on the same basis as men. Many of those who do qualify in SET education do not enter SET work.

The Value of the Women in Engineering and The Built Environment Programme

  • Date : 2009-09-01
  • Category : Research
  • Posted by : WiEBE

The Women in Engineering and the Built Environment programme at the University of Johannesburg was initiated in 2007 and has since grown in support and outreach in South Africa. In 2007 the programme started with a summit for professional women engineers, built environment practitioners, academics and students.