2015 data – enrollments in Irish Universities (Mater Dei and St. Pat’s included as they are now incorporated into DCU.)
Note: gender balance in science reflects male dominance in physics and maths and female dominance in biology. Interestingly, there is parity (more or less) in chemistry.
Data is taken from new HEA website which is now excellent as it has loads of Excel files. The CAO people need to do likewise.
- the idea that there is a lack of women in STEM is only partly correct.
- If you feel there is a need to address the lack of women in STEM, then you surely need to address the lack of men in Health/Welfare and probably in education as well.