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New Family-Friendly Committee launched

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ANU LGBTIQ Network goes live; alumni encouraged to sign up

A new network has been launched for ANU alumni who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ).

How the personal became political: Special issue

How the Personal became Political presents new research on the events, policy changes and watershed developments in gender and sexuality in Australia in the 1970s. This Special Issue addresses the current political and theoretical significance of the 1970s revolutions, and key questions about the nature of sweeping change.

ANU archaeologist on much-needed support for carer-researchers

The pressures of academic life are particularly acute for researchers who have children early in their careers – and, as the literature shows, women fare worst.

Family support key for women diplomats in breaking glass ceiling

Despite a massive campaign for gender equality, a more conservative segment of Indonesian society still finds it odd for a husband to put his career on hold to “follow” his wife abroad, a situation that every woman diplomat must face at some point in their career.

Gender equity, diversity, inclusivity challenges and solutions discussed at women in optics luncheon

Céline d'Orgeville discussed raising awareness of gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace; improving gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in SPIE committees; and improving gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in conference planning and organization

Dr Raihan Ismail awarded this year's prestigious Max Crawford Medal

Dr Raihan Ismail from The Australian National University (ANU) has been awarded this year's prestigious Max Crawford Medal from the Australian Academy of Humanties, for her outstanding scholarly achievement.

Involving men in ending violence against women: The right approach?

#MeToo, White Ribbon, HeforShe – these campaigns are a collaboration by men and women to achieve gender equity and end violence against women. In recent times, they have dominated media headlines.

Queering Femininity: a look at ANU Sociology graduate Hannah McCann's first book

Hannah's first book explores femininity as a style of gender presentation and asks how (and whether) it can be refigured as a creative and queer style of the body

Homeward Bound empowering women scientists

Professor Susan Scott says the 2018 Homeward Bound Expedition has allowed her to network with other types of women scientists in a way she has never had a chance to, before.

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