Terry Lyons

Journal article

'Should I stay or should I go'?: Rural and remote students in first year university stem courses

Research on the achievement of rural and remote students in science and mathematics is located within a context of falling levels of participation in physical science and mathematics courses in Australian schools, and underrepresentation of rural students in higher education. International studies such as the...

Starting out in STEM: a study of young men and women in first year science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses

In late 2011, first year university students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses across Australia were invited to participate in the international Interests and Recruitment in Science (IRIS) study. IRIS investigates the influences on young people’s decisions to choose university STEM courses and...

Science, ICT and mathematics education in rural and regional Australia

Conducted in 2005 by the National Centre of Science, ICT and Mathematics Education for Rural and Regional Australia (SiMERR), based at UNE, the survey elicited responses from about 3,000 primary and maths/science secondary teachers - and nearly 1,000 parents - in 1,400 schools across all...