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A/Prof Penny King receives Clare Burton award for excellence in equity and diversity

The Gender Institute is delighted to congratulate Gender Institute Management Committee member Penny King on receiving the Clare Burton Award.

Professor Frank Bongiorno elected to ASSA

The Gender Institute is delighted to congratulate Gender Institute Management Committee member Frank Bongiorno on his recent election to the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA).

Kim Rubenstein becomes honour a woman's newest ambassador

Congratulations to the inaugural Convenor of the ANU Gender Institute, Kim Rubenstein, who is now Honour A Woman's newest Ambassador!

Prof Alison Booth receives distinguished fellow award from ESA

Congratulations to one of our members, Emeritus Professor Alison Booth, who received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the Economic Society of Australia.

Prof Ann McGrath appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

The Gender Institute congratulates Professor Ann McGrath, who was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

Dr Catherine Bishop takes out prestigious $30,000 Ashurst business literature prize

Congratulations to Dr Catherine Bishop who has just been awarded the prestigious Ashurst Business Literature Prize for 2016 for her debut book Minding Her Own Business: Colonial Businesswomen in Sydney.

The value of transgender: Waria affective labor for transnational media markets in Indonesia

Gender Institute member Benjamin Hegarty has published an article in Transgender Studies Quarterly exploring the mass media representation of male-to-female transgender-identified waria in Indonesia.

The Performance in mixed-sex and single-sex tournaments: What we can learn from speedboat races in Japan

Professor Alison Booth (Economics, ANU) and Professor Eiji Yamamura (Economics, Seinan Gaikun University) explore how differences in attitudes to competition or risk may contribute to explaining gender gaps in wages and other labour market outcomes by analysing performance data from speedboat races in Japan.

The golden age of female philosophy

Gender Institute committee member and former convenor Associate Professor Fiona Jenkins, School of Philosophy, was a guest this week on a special International Women's Day episode of The Philosopher's Zone

ANU to help measure global gender data gaps in poverty

Gender Institute members Associate Professor Sharon Bessell and Associate Professor Janet Hunt are leading ANU's research team that will partner with the International Women's Development Agency and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in a new $9.5 million project to develop a world-first gender-sensitive and multidimensional individual measure of poverty.


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