Projects looking at the representation of women and ethnic groups in chemistry.
20 September 2011
A response to the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Consultation on lifting barriers to women working in STEM careers.
Mapping the Future: Physics and Chemistry Postdoctoral Researchers' Experiences and Career Intentions
12 April 2011
A joint report from the IOP and the RSC surveying the different experiences and career intentions of postdoctoral researchers in physics and chemistry
15 February 2010
Basic information about the legal situation regarding pregnant workers and chemicals
The Molecular Bioscience PhD and Women's Retention: A Survey and Comparison with Chemistry
08 December 2008 - a report prepared by Jessica Lober Newsome for the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET, the Biochemical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry, which compares the experiences of Molecular Bioscience PhD students with those undertaking a chemistry PhD.
The chemistry PhD: the impact on women's retention
27 November 2008 - a report prepared by Jessica Lober Newsome for the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET, and the Royal Society of Chemistry presenting qualitative data on the factors that discourage women more than men from planning a research career following a chemistry PhD
Change of Heart: Career intentions and the chemistry PhD
27 November 2008 - The report summarises the findings of a survey of chemistry PhD students which relate to the issue of female attrition from chemistry
Planning for Success - Good Practice in University Science Departments
The follow up to the 2004 report Good Practice in University Chemistry Departments
Representation of Ethnic Groups in Chemistry and Physics
08 May 2006 - RSC and IOP study to investigate representation of Ethnic Groups in Chemistry and Physics
Good Practice in University Chemistry Departments
28 December 2004 - The third RSC report on women (and men) in university chemistry departments, following up the RSC's 1999 "Study of the Factors Affecting the Career Choices of Chemistry Graduates" and the 2002 study on the "Recruitment and Retention of Women in Academic Chemistry".
Recruitment and Retention of Women in Academic Chemistry
28 January 2003 - The RSC's report on the recruitment and retention of women in academic chemistry, launched by Professor Dame Julia Higgins FRS.
Factors Affecting the Career Choices of Graduate Chemists
28 February 2000 - An RSC report investigating the factors affecting women's career choices following graduation, particularly focusing on the route into academic chemistry.