Gender issues

Exploring the Relationship Between Gendered Team Dynamics and Academic Performance

Wearable sensors are providing exciting new research opportunities for social scientists. The scholarly community has invested considerable effort to assess the validity and reliability of gathered data over the recent years (Kayhan et al., 2018; …

Assessing Wearable Sensor Data for Small Group Research. A Benchmarking and Validation Study

Wearable sensors are providing exciting new research opportunities for social scientists. The scholarly community has invested considerable effort to assess the validity and reliability of gathered data over the recent years (Kayhan et al., 2018; …

Why do female editors leave Wikipedia? A qualitative analysis of gender bias in the Spanish Wikipedia

Wikipedia began in 2001 and already reaches more than 40 million articles in more than 300 languages. It is the main source of information for many users, especially in the educational field, where seven out of ten students recognize using Wikipedia. …

WAWW: Where are the Women in Wikipedia?

Esta investigación en curso pretende entender por qué hay mujeres que deciden no participar u ocultar su participación en Wikipedia, identificando causas y proporcionando recomendaciones para la comunidad de editores, contribuyendo así a eliminar el …

Are women present, absent or in disguise? Analyzing gender bias in the Spanish Wikipedia

Paper presented at the 2nd European Symposium on Societal Challenges in Computational Social Science (EuroCSS 2018): Discrimination and Bias

Brecha y sesgos de género en la elección de estudios y profesiones en la educación secundaria

En los últimos años se ha puesto de manifiesto la persistencia de una segregación vocacional por género, que se traduce en diferencias significativas entre mujeres y hombres en las diferentes disciplinas a través de las que se organizan los estudios …

¿Por qué no hay más mujeres STEM? Se buscan ingenieras, físicas y tecnólogas

En la actualidad, y a pesar de que los resultados académicos de chicas y chicos en ciencias y tecnología son cada vez más similares e incluso mejores en el caso de las chicas, todavía sigue siendo escasa la presencia y participación activa de estas …

Best practices and challenges in monitoring progress towards gender equality: The case of an online university

A central task of gender equality units at universities is to promote the availability of sex-disaggregated data on the composition and functioning of universities. Such data are essential to identify gender gaps and to determine which actions should …

Adolescents' gendered portrayals of occupations in the field of Information and Communication Technologies

This study tackled secondary students’ gender-stereotyped portrayals of ICT occupations, together with the use of gender references associated with these occupations. Likewise, the existence of gender differences was also examined. 443 boys and 457 …

Gender stereotypes and attitudes towards information and communication technology professionals in a sample of Spanish secondary students

This study examined Spanish young people’s gender-stereotyped beliefs and attitudes about people working in the field of information and communications technology (ICT). For this purpose, their positive, negative, and neutral perceptions of the …