Recalibrate the Stem system to boost equality and prosperity

New review will focus on how to encourage more young women to consider careers in the sector

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It is six years since the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) set out its bold recommendations to improve the representation of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem). The findings of Tapping All Our Talents had been damning, with only a small proportion of women with degrees in Stem working in Stem-related jobs – and even fewer making it to the top of the hierarchy in universities.

Now, the organisation has decided to launch a further review into the issue, to assess if any progress has been made and whether Scotland has moved closer to realising the economic and social ...

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