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PROGS’s Research Projects

Missing Men: New conceptual understandings of gendered educational choices.

Upcoming international collaborative project led by Dr. Runa Brandal Myklebust at the Institute for Social Resarch in Oslo, Norway. Starting in 2024. For information; contact %20r [dot] b [dot] myklebust [at] samfunnsforskning [dot] no (Dr. Runa Brandal Myklebust.)

Sure you can code! (2020-2023)

The project ”Sure you can code!” investigated middle school student’s perceptions of programming. What shapes gender differences in ability beliefs and interest in programming, and how are ability beliefs and interest related to gender stereotypes?
Read more about Sure you can code!

Gender differences in STEM- (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) interest

This project started in 2019 and evaluates STEM-interventions in collaboration with Sweden Water Research. It is led by PhD student Laura Giese.

Psychological factors behind sex differences in occupational interest and career choice

This project started in 2013 and was financed by The Swedish Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare. Please see publications.
PROGS’s Publications | Institutionen för psykologi (


For correspondence, please contact PROGS’s project Leader:

Associate Professor Una Tellhed
Una [dot] Tellhed [at] psy [dot] lu [dot] se (Una[dot]Tellhed[at]psy[dot]lu[dot]se)