Journal article

Women and men in the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine: workforce survey

Eva Bezak, Roksolana Suchowerska, Elizabeth Claridge Mackonis, Heath Pillen, Anna Ralston, Annette Haworth, Natalka Suchowerska

Australasian Physical & Engineering Sciences in Medicine | SPRINGER | Published : 2019

Abstract

A survey was designed to determine aspirations, motivations and workplace experiences of both female and male members of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM). The survey collected both quantitate and qualitative data, including open ended questions. This paper reports the survey's qualitative results. The research was approved by Ethics at University of South Australia and endorsed by ACPSEM. All 205 women (30% of total membership) and 440 men were invited to complete the survey online. The data for the qualitative analysis were responses to open-ended questions within the survey. 102 women and 150 men completed surveys were received, with 66 sur..

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$2500 was received from the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers to pay for services of a qualitative researcher (Heath Pillen) from the University of South Australia to lead the qualitative analysis of survey data.