Gazing at the Future: The experiences of male and female physics and astronomy doctoral students in the UK

The underrepresentation of women in physics and astronomy is an ongoing concern. This gender imbalance potentially holds back a significant cohort from using their talent and potential in physics.


This report presents the findings of a survey of around 1000 male and female doctoral students in physics and astronomy and their differing experiences, and provides a number of key recommendations for departments, funders and professional societies.

It is also available as a shorter policy briefing.

Download the full report (PDF, 300 KB)

Download the policy briefing (PDF, 100 KB)

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