Women in physics in Ireland—Making the invisible visible

Yvonne Kavanagh*, Eilish McLoughin, Miriam Byrne, Solveig Felton, Gráinne Walshe, Emma Whelan

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We present data on gender and physics in Ireland at school, at the university level, and in academic career progression. Women in physics in Ireland remain low, and the numbers women who complete all levels of the academic track in physics show a downward trend. National efforts may improve these trends in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Article number050020
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 17 Nov 2023
Event7th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics, IUPAP 2021 - Virtual, Online
Duration: 11 Jul 202116 Jul 2021

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  • General Physics and Astronomy


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