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Peer-reviewed Publications and Citations

ORAU researchers author a variety of peer-reviewed publications covering diverse topics ranging from STEM workforce trends to radiation exposure and worker health issues.

The lists below spotlights some of our work (ORAU researchers names are in bold):

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    Gender gaps in engineering: Are women’s workplace experiences a key factor

    If women earn 1/5 of all engineering degrees; why are only 11 percent of engineers in the workplace women? Funded by the ORAU-Directed Research and Development program, ORAU and Univ. of Mississippi researchers have partnered to try to explain why this gap exists, using the framework of Self-Determination Theory (SDT). 

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    Could immersive virtual reality provide a path to increased flu vaccination rates?

    Imagine you are in a restaurant enjoying a quiet dinner with friends when someone sneezes, spreading the influenza virus to the people around him. That’s the beginning of an immersive virtual reality simulation that shows how flu spreads and impacts the health of other people. Researchers at ORAU and the University of Georgia hope such simulations will encourage more people to get a flu vaccine.

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