Skip to main content

Research Repository

See what's under the surface


Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Moss, T. (2019). Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. PLoS ONE, 14(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223728

Education outreach in schools has been identified as a critical route to influence children's perceptions and capabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. Evidence suggests that providing non-teaching professionals like... Read More about Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach.

Catch 22 - improving visibility of women in science and engineering for both recruitment and retention (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Hobbs, L. (2019). Catch 22 - improving visibility of women in science and engineering for both recruitment and retention. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040305

There is a significant under-representation of women in STEM which is damaging societal progress for democratic, utilitarian, and equity reasons. However, changing stereotypes in STEM requires a solution denied by the problem-more visible female role... Read More about Catch 22 - improving visibility of women in science and engineering for both recruitment and retention.

Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019) (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Wiehe, B., Comerford, D., Fooshee, J., & Durant, J. (2019). Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019). JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(04), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040801

Live science events engage publics with science in a social context. This article articulates the aims and ethos of this growing sector within a research context. Semi-structured interviews (N=13) and focus groups (N=77) were conducted with event pra... Read More about Science Live -articulating the aims and ethos of science event practitioners in the USA and UK (2019).

Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019 (2019)
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Hobbs, L. (2019). Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019. Bristol, UK: Royal Academy of Engineering

Only 11% of engineers in the UK are women. For democratic, utilitarian and equity reasons this is not enough. Both recruitment and retention are important – more girls need to connect with engineering as a creative, socially conscious, collaborative... Read More about Women Like Me Executive Summary 2019.

SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019, July). SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development. Presented at Science in Public 2019, Manchester, UK

This presentation introduced preceding festival research which led to the creation of the project ‘Unkindest Cut’. International research from the Science Live project indicated that science festival and event organisers considered their work to be a... Read More about SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development.

Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Boushel, C., De Vito, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Hayes, E., & Longhurst, J. (2019, June). Evidence from ClairCity: Citizen demand for a clean air, low carbon, healthy city. Presented at Air Pollution 2019, 27th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution

Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering? (2019)
Journal Article
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019). Curiosity into creation: Can we teach science through engineering?. Primary Science, 156, 8-10

An examination of how the science objectives of the primary national Curriculum can be taught through the engineering design process and through 'real-world' contextualized engineering problems.

Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2018, December). Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education. Presented at OfS: Experimaental and Innovation teaching and Learning Dissemination

Many UK primary school teachers lack confidence in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject knowledge and ability to teach STEM subjects. Outreach can enhance learning and engagement within these subjects but provision is... Read More about Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education.

Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (2018)
Other
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

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

Practical steps to building science capital in the primary classroom (2018)
Journal Article
Edmonds, J., Lewis, F., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2018). Practical steps to building science capital in the primary classroom. Primary Science, 154, 29-31

An exploration of how meeting with engineers and scientists and other initiatives can help to increase science capital

Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula (2018)
Book Chapter
Fogg Rogers, L., & Fowles-Sweet, W. (2018). Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula. In A. Nortcliffe, R. Penlington, J. Andrews, & R. Clark (Eds.), 5TH Annual Symposium of the United Kingdom & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network, (125-129). Aston University

Undergraduate education incorporating active learning through education outreach presents a critical opportunity to influence future engineering teaching and practice capabilities. Engineering education outreach activities have been shown to have mul... Read More about Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula.

Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events (2018)
Thesis
Fogg Rogers, L. Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/869373

This thesis is submitted to meet the requirements of a Doctorate of Philosophy within the field of Psychology. Through a series of nine publications, this body of work aimed to develop a deeper psychological understanding of cultures of science commu... Read More about Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events.

Women like me: Role modelling and outreach for women and girls in engineering (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Hobbs, L. (2018, January). Women like me: Role modelling and outreach for women and girls in engineering. Presented at Association for Science Education

Three projects which use evidence- and research-based practice to engage and support three under-served audiences: children with SEN; young carers; and girls in engineering. Our outcomes offer findings and insights into engaging these audiences and m... Read More about Women like me: Role modelling and outreach for women and girls in engineering.

Making STEM for everyone: Reaching under-served audiences (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Hobbs, L., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2018, January). Making STEM for everyone: Reaching under-served audiences. Presented at Association for Science Education

Three projects which use evidence- and research-based practice to engage and support three under-served audiences: children with SEN; young carers; and girls in engineering. Our outcomes offer findings and insights into engaging these audiences and m... Read More about Making STEM for everyone: Reaching under-served audiences.

“Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK (2018)
Journal Article
Boushel, C., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Devito, L., Edwards, A., Rogers, L. F., …Hayes, E. (2018). “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180231

© 2018 WIT Press. The leading source of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in Bristol, United Kingdom is road transport, and Bristol exceeds the annual mean national air quality objective of 40 µg/m3 for NO2 in many locations around the city. Unde... Read More about “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK.

Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities (2018)
Journal Article
Hayes, E., King, A., Callum, A., Williams, B., Vanherle, K., Boushel, C., …Longhurst, J. (2018). Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180221

© 2018 WIT Press. Air pollution has as significant impact on the health of European citizens, particularly in urban areas, and was responsible for more than 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2014. It is within our cities where this public health... Read More about Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities.