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Gender Report 2017 Infographic – Focus on Engineering

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Elsevier’s comprehensive report on research performance
through a gender lens, Gender in the Global Research Landscape,
spans 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 disciplines. This global
study draws upon data and analytics, a unique gender
disambiguation methodology, and involvement of global experts.

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Gender Report 2017 Infographic – Focus on Engineering

  1. 1. US US Proportion of women among researchers in Engineering 2011-15 Appearance of authors as first or corresponding position for papers in Engineering 2011-15 In the US, the proportion of women among named authors in Engineering, increased from 14% (1996-2000) to 21% (2011-2015). Figures from 1996-2000 20percentage points Research ImpactLeadership Proportions Field-Weighted Citation Impact* in Engineering 2011-15 EU28 ▪ 24% (14%) ▪ 76% (86%) Denmark ▪ 23% (13%) ▪ 77% (87%) UK ▪ 21% (13%) ▪ 79% (87%) Mexico ▪ 24% (15%) ▪ 76% (85%) Canada ▪ 22% (14%) ▪ 78% (86%) Japan ▪ 10% (6%) ▪ 90% (94%) Australia ▪ 25% (15%) ▪ 75% (85%) Portugal ▪ 33% (20%) ▪ 67% (80%) France ▪ 24% (18%) ▪ 76% (82%)US ▪ 21% (14%) ▪ 79% (86%) Chile ▪ 20% (13%) ▪ 80% (87%) Brazil ▪ 29% (16%) ▪ 71% (84%) Brazil UK France Canada In half of the comparators, women’s output in Engineering has a slightly higher citation impact than men’s: US, EU28, Canada, UK, Japan & Denmark. 34percentage points 23percentage points 22percentage points 8percentage points 9percentage points 9percentage points Countries with Least pronounced gender difference in first/corresponding authorship – percentage points between women & men Countries where women have a slightly higher citation impact Countries where men have a slightly higher citation impact Citation impact in Brazil is close to equal Most pronounced difference EU28 EU28 Portugal Portugal Australia Australia Denmark Denmark Japan Japan Mexico Mexico Chile Elsevier’s comprehensive report on research performance through a gender lens, Gender in the Global Research Landscape, spans 20 years, 12 geographies, and 27 disciplines. This global study draws upon data and analytics, a unique gender disambiguation methodology, and involvement of global experts. Gender in the Global Research Landscape FOCUS ON ENGINEERING ▪ Women ▪ Men Access the full report at: www.elsevier.com/research-intelligence/resource-library/gender-report Elsevier is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. | RELX Group and the RE symbol are trademarks of RELX Intellectual Properties SA, used under license. © 2018 Elsevier B.V. * Field-Weighted Citation Impact normalizes the data to a world average of 1 in order to account for different citation rates and practices across articles’ fields, types, and ages.

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