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High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

John C. H. Spence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552757
eISBN:
9780191708664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This book covers both practical and theoretical aspects of atomic resolution transmission electron microscopy. The discovery of the carbon nanotube, the three-dimensional imaging of the ribosome, and ... More


Knowledge Wars

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explains why concerns about the education system in America in bringing the opportunity bargain are well founded. It begins by studying the globalization of highly skilled workers, or ... More


The supply of professionals

Stephen Gorard

in Education Policy: Evidence of Equity and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447342144
eISBN:
9781447342212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342144.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter considers the reported shortages of scientists and school teachers in the United Kingdom. STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects, students, and teachers occupy ... More


The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, and Megan MacGarvie (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226695624
eISBN:
9780226695761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695761.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Immigrants and international students play an important role in the STEM workforce and in promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in the US. The chapters herein use rigorous empirical analysis and ... More


SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND Z-CONTRAST

JOHN C. H. SPENCE

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552757
eISBN:
9780191708664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter first reviews the relationship (by reciprocity) between transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM), with a brief history of STEM. The ... More


FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRON TOMOGRAPHY

Paul A. Midgley and Matthew Weyland

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter reviews the fundamentals of electron tomography and highlights aspects that are unique to using electrons. Each imaging mode used for electron tomography is discussed. Their benefits and ... More


U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy

Richard B. Freeman and Hal Salzman (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226468334
eISBN:
9780226468471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The labor market for specialists in STEM jobs is a complex and controversial topic for economists, labor market researchers, and policy makers. U.S. Engineering in a Global Economy continues a long ... More


The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Scientists, Engineers, and Mathematicians

Jacqueline Dewar, Curtis Bennett, and Matthew A. Fisher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198821212
eISBN:
9780191860751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821212.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

This book is a guide to the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) for scientists, engineers, and mathematicians teaching at the collegiate level in countries around the world. It shows ... More


High-Skilled Migration to the United States and Its Economic Consequences

Gordon H. Hanson, William R. Kerr, and Sarah Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226525525
eISBN:
9780226525662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525662.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

High-skilled immigrants represent an increasing share of the U.S. workforce, particularly in science and engineering fields. High-skill immigration cuts across the traditional field boundaries in ... More


High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

John C. H. Spence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668632
eISBN:
9780191749322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668632.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

High-resolution electron microscopy covers both the practice and theory of atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) in all its modern forms and applications, with the aim of ‘seeing ... More


Next Steps

Jeannette E. Brown

in African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0011
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

This book relates the stories of some amazing women who are currently working as chemists or are recently retired. These women, as I have said before, are hiding in ... More


Introduction

Ina Ganguli, Shulamit Kahn, and Megan MacGarvie

in The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226695624
eISBN:
9780226695761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695761.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Understanding labor markets for workers with specialized training in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is essential for learning about the drivers of innovation and economic ... More


Will the US Keep the Best and the Brightest (as Postdocs)?: Career and Location Preferences of Foreign STEM PhDs

Ina Ganguli and Patrick Gaulé

in The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226695624
eISBN:
9780226695761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695761.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

We estimate the career and location preferences of students in U.S. doctoral programs in a major STEM field—chemistry. Our analysis is based on novel survey conducted in 2017 of 1,605 current ... More


New Data and Facts on H-1B Workers across Firms

Anna Maria Mayda, Francesc Ortega, Giovanni Peri, Kevin Shih, and Chad Sparber

in The Roles of Immigrants and Foreign Students in US Science, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226695624
eISBN:
9780226695761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226695761.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Using administrative USCIS data on approved I-129 petitions we summarize trends in H-1B employment between 1997 and 2012. We show that total annual petition counts in our micro data closely match ... More


Introduction: Why Women in Science Are Still Controversial after Thirty Years

Sue V. Rosser

in Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776452
eISBN:
9780814771525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776452.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter provides an overview of women in the science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) workforce. During the last three decades, the overall percentage of women ... More


Introduction

Jeannette E. Brown

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0005
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

When I wrote my first book African American Women Chemists I neglected to state that it was a historical book. I researched to find the first African American woman ... More


New Networked Technonationalism in China: Diaspora and “Mass” Entrepreneurship

Kathryn C. Ibata-Arens

in Beyond Technonationalism: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605473
eISBN:
9781503608757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605473.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Features of China’s networked technonationalism (NTN) include aggressive science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and entrepreneurship policies. Further, the biomedical industry ... More


Born Global in Singapore: Living the Janus Paradox

Kathryn C. Ibata-Arens

in Beyond Technonationalism: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605473
eISBN:
9781503608757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605473.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Singapore’s developmental model had to be based within its multiethnic Chinese, Indian, and Malay population and from its very inception was global in outlook. Its meritocratic Economic Development ... More


Life After Tenure Denial in Academia

Jeannette E. Brown

in African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0010
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

The year 2014 was absolutely devastating for me professionally and personally; I was denied tenure and I lost both my maternal and paternal grandmothers. Reflecting ... More


The Transition toward Entrepreneurial Universities: An Assessment of Academic Entrepreneurship in Italy

Nicola Baldini, Riccardo Fini, and Rosa Grimaldi

in The Chicago Handbook of University Technology Transfer and Academic Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226178349
eISBN:
9780226178486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226178486.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter considers recent changes in the Italian university systems, which were designed to stimulate academic entrepreneurship. Changes in the context of similar trends taking place in other ... More


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