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Canada Faculty

The proportion of engineering faculty who were female in 2014 was 13.8%, but they are more highly represented in the lower faculty ranks (Engineers Canada, 2015a). Slide A: Faculty Members by Gender, 2014. Source: Engineers Canada. (2015a). Canadian engineers for tomorrow: Trends in engineering enrolment and degrees awarded 2010-2014. Additional Resources Engineers Canada. (2015a). Canadian engineers […]

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Canada Intention to Pursue an Engineering Career

A survey conducted by Engineers Canada (2015b) found that men are more likely to definitely intend on pursuing a career in engineering versus females. Source: Engineers Canada. (2015b). 2015 final year engineering student survey – national report.

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Canada Graduate Degrees

The proportion of master’s degrees awarded to females was 24.3% in 2014, while the proportion of doctorate degrees awarded to females was 20.7%. Slide A: Master’s Degrees Awarded by Gender, 2010-2014. Source: Engineers Canada. (2015a). Canadian engineers for tomorrow: Trends in engineering enrollment and degrees awarded 2010-2014. Slide B: Doctoral Degrees Awarded by Gender, 2010-2014. Source: Engineers Canada. (2015a). […]

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Canada Undergraduate Degrees

The proportion of undergraduate degrees awarded to females has been slowly increasing since 2010, but is currently less than 20%. Slide A: Undergraduate Degrees Awarded by Gender, 2010-2014. Source: Engineers Canada. (2015a). Canadian engineers for tomorrow: Trends in engineering enrollment and degrees awarded 2010-2014.

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Canada Undergraduate Enrollment

As undergraduate enrollment in engineering programs increases, so too does female undergraduate enrollment in engineering. However, the percentage of total enrollment in engineering programs has changed little over the last 15 years. Biosystems and environmental engineering have the highest proportion of female students, while civil and chemical engineering have the highest number of females. Mechanical […]

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