The Current Status of Women in Physics in Belarus

Svirina, L. P.; Shishonok, E. M.; Vastchenko, S.; Zalesskaya, G. A.; Karolik, A. S.; Miadvedz, I. N.; Lisovskaya, I.
April 2009
AIP Conference Proceedings;4/19/2009, Vol. 1119 Issue 1, p85
Academic Journal
We analyze the current status of women engaged in physics in Belarus at the academic institutions and at secondary schools and universities, and compare our results with previous data.


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