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Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering

Hobbs, Laura; Fogg Rogers, Laura

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Dr Laura Fogg Rogers Laura.Foggrogers@uwe.ac.uk
Associate Professor of Knowledge Exchange in Engineering



Abstract

A resource compilation

This document provides a compilation of resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to study STEM subjects, enter STEM careers and see that STEM subjects can be ‘for them’.

The list is arranged in a series of sections designed to make the wide range of resources in this area easier to navigate:

Background
General information on under-represented groups in STEM and what influences participation in STEM

Science capital
Understanding the term 'science capital' and its application

Diversity in science, positive role models and case studies
Examples of people from under-represented groups in STEM, and resources to support the concept of 'STEM for all'

What could a STEM career look like?
Examples of roles using STEM

Engineering in a different light
Engineering might not be what you think it is...

Inclusion in the classroom
Inclusive STEM teaching support

Breaking the mould
Challenges to stereotypes in popular culture

Encouraging people into STEM
Resources to support interests in STEM

Citation

Hobbs, L., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2018). Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering

Other Type Manual / Guide
Publication Date Sep 23, 2018
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords STEM subjects, science communication
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/860321
Publisher URL http://www2.uwe.ac.uk/services/Marketing/research/pdf/Science%20Communication%20Unit%20-%20SCU/Making-STEM-for-everyone.pdf

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