» Horizontal segregation in research careers: this topic covers the issue of choice of scientific subjects by girls and occupational choices by women, the perception and attractiveness of science, engineering and technology, the causes underlying these choices (e.g. stereotypes, influence of family and role models, etc.), the causes of success and failure at university level, etc.
» Vertical segregation in research careers: this topic covers the barriers for women to reach top scientific positions (“glass ceiling” or “sticky floor”), mentoring/tutoring initiatives, etc.
» The underlying causes and effects of these two aspects, including work-life balance issues, pay gap, mobility-related obstacles, dual careers, evidence of discrimination, working culture, stereotypes, gender bias in research contents, etc.
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