Gender Institute

Call for expressions of interest: ANU CALD Women's Network

Are you interested in issues concerning women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds who work or study at ANU? Are you interest in getting together to discuss them?

Visiting scholar seeking work

Heather Pue is a recent (2011) university graduate from Canada who is currently on a working holiday visa. She is looking for six months with one employer in Australia, preferably conducting research or providing administrative experience.

2011-2012 Gender Institute Report

The first of the Gender Institute biannual reports is now available.

New ANU Gender Institute convener

The ANU Gender Institute is delighted to announce that Dr Fiona Jenkins will take up the role of Convener of the Institute for 2013-2014.

2012 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2012.

Scholarship, public debate and public policy: ANU Public Policy Fellows

Video of 'Scholarship, public debate and public policy: ANU Public Policy Fellows: part 1 presentation' - seminar and forum held in July 2012.

How many papers is a baby 'worth'?

"How many papers is a baby ‘worth’? We were prompted to ask this provocative question by recent experiences, working on appointment committees and writing research grants in Australia, where provisions to quantify research track-records ‘relative to opportunity’ call for applicants to explain how fluctuations in their publication outputs have been impacted by ‘career interruptions’ such as childbearing. ..."

- (link [pdf] to full article)

2011 prizes for excellence in gender research

On the first anniversary of the Gender Institute in March 2012 we were delighted to announce the awarding of the following ANU student prizes for undergraduate and graduate work completed in 2011.

ANU Gender Institute award of inaugural PhD scholarship

Congratulations to Hannah McCann who has been awarded the inaugural ANU Gender Institute graduate scholarship for doctoral research in gender studies.

Lunchtime forum: Progress of the world's women - in pursuit of justice

Join host Kim Rubenstein (ANU College of Law) and panellists Susan Harris Rimmer (ANU Centre for International Governance Justice), Simon Rice (ANU Law Reform and Social Justice Program) and Meghan Cooper (Australian National Committee for UN Women) to discuss UN Women's first major report 'Progress of the World's Women: In Pursuit of Justice'.

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