Journeys in Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128130902, 9780128130919

Journeys in Science

1st Edition

Inspiring the Next Generation

eBook ISBN: 9780128130919
Paperback ISBN: 9780128130902
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th July 2017
Page Count: 130
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Journeys in Science: Inspiring the Next Generation examines the STEM education pipeline and discusses important strategies on working through the various challenges that STEM trainees face.

The book takes a look at career possibilities for scientists in the broadest sense, and is not solely limited to academia. Coverage includes individual and local concepts, as well as a discussion on how STEM education impacts trainee communities across the globe.

The book also focuses on diversity in STEM and offers valuable insights based on the authors’ own experiences.

Key Features

  • Offers advice for those in the STEM pipeline at all stages of training
  • Contains global perspectives on trainees in STEM
  • Includes personal vignettes, also utilizing primary research literature and data


Trainees, academic advisors, and mentors in STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics at the college and PhD levels. Related academic and professional organizations as well as those involved in STEM education advocacy, training, and workshops

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Little Scientists
Chapter 2. The Local Perspective
Chapter 3. The Global Perspective
Chapter 4. Inspiring the Next Generation
Chapter 5. STEM Education Advocacy Group:A Case Study
Chapter 6. The Future and Beyond


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