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The 'gender gap' in final examination results at Oxford University.

Abstract:

A lower proportion of women than men obtain first class degrees at British universities (the so-called gender gap). At Oxford University, this difference is not seen in all degree subjects but is found both in some Arts and in some Science subjects. We have used a questionnaire administered under supervision to undergraduates 2 to 3 months before their final examination to assess factors which might be expected to affect examination performance. These included measures of verbal and non-verba...

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10.1348/000712600161880

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
British journal of psychology (London, England : 1953)
Volume:
91 ( Pt 3)
Issue:
3
Pages:
377-390
Publication date:
2000-08-05
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ISSN:
0007-1269
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uuid:0dd651c8-c6f6-4546-8f41-9247127f0ba1
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25087
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pubs:25087

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