M1-7 New Perspectives on the Status of Women in Physics - Jill Marshall (DPE/HS): New Perspectives on the Status of Women in Physics
- Daria Ahrensmeier (Simon Fraser University)
Many hypotheses have been posed about the reasons why there are fewer women than men identified as physicists, although most have not been rigorously tested (and some could not be in an ethical way.) Over time these hypotheses have shifted in nature. I will use the Halpern, Wai and Saw (2005) psycho-bio-social framework for analyzing gender differences to review recent findings that shed light...