Jan Peters, Author at Dr Jan Peters
Dr Jan Peters is an expert on gender and diversity issues in science and engineering (STEM)
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Adapted from an article first published in the Woman Engineer, Spring 2017 Are you fascinated why, in 2017, some still argue that asking for PPE that fits women is about making a fashion statement? Women, and men, have long suffered the indignity and inconvenience with typical...

There are many tools, used in the public and private sector, to help people work more effectively with their colleagues. Selecting through the Belbin, Myers Briggs, Strengths and others, it doesn't matter which we choose, though some have greater potential and are more easily accessed than...

 - up-skilling students for the real world There's much discussion about giving students great team learning experiences. But what if your students just get to work in a team and then there's no time or space to actively reflect and consider how it went and how it...

Why did I commission Maximising Returns? The truth is that while working at NERC I was a member of the Sponsors Forum for the Teaching Company Scheme, now part of the knowledge transfer partnerships programme run by Innovate UK. Sitting in my women in science chair on...

The SET Fair report figure head was Baroness Susan Greenfield and was written at the time of the Roberts Report into the STEM pipeline. In contrast to the well funded Roberts review, the Greenfield Report was not heavily resourced and we agreed our aim was to collect...

Data published in 2010 suggested that twice as many male engineering graduates transitioned to technical jobs as their female counterparts. In a collaboration with UCL Engineering and funded by the HE STEM project I set out to explore why this might be the case and...