Factors associated with the labour force participation of prime-age Indigenous Australians

There is a high prevalence of disengagement from the labour market among prime-age Indigenous Australians (aged 25–54 years)

29 May 2020

Replenishing Bodies and the Political Economy of SRHR in Crises and Emergencies

Maria Tanyang argues that an invisible cost of crises is in how women and girls bear compounded harms directly through their distinct sexual and reproductive health needs, and indirectly by mitigating rising care demands in their households and...

29 May 2020

Gender Institute funding for events and projects

The Gender Institute funds a range of activities each year including postgraduate workshops, writing workshops for early career researchers, gender equity research and innovative women’s career development proposals.

27 May 2020

Flexible employment policies, temporal control and health promoting practices: A qualitative study in two Australian worksites

This research examines whether Flexible Work Arrangements (FWAs) can improve the health prospects of a range of workers by giving greater control over work time arrangements

27 May 2020

Mitigation of the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the medical research workforce

Women in Science Parkville Precinct (WiSPP) appreciates that in this disrupted time, there are numerous considerations for medical research leaders working to support and protect their workforce from the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We...

26 May 2020

How Gender Can Transform the Social Sciences

This collection turns a spotlight on gender innovation in the social sciences.

26 May 2020

What determines women's agricultural participation? A comparative study of landholding households in rural India

This paper examines the key socioeconomic and cultural-demographic factors that determine rural women's labour contributions in agriculture in India, both on family farms (either as cultivators or as family labour) and as agricultural wage labourer...

21 May 2020

How can multiple frames enable action on social determinants? Lessons from Australia's paid parental leave

How do public health advocates and practitioners encourage policy actors to address the social determinants of health?

21 May 2020

Coronavirus and the Contradictions of Working at Home - Survey

research on the gendered impact of working at home as a result of the lockdown

20 May 2020

Gender and Global Threats - Special Research Funding

Grant Round 1, 2020: Gender and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Up to $30,000 can be requested for research projects led by current members of the Gender Institute. We will fund up to 2 such projects in 2020.

This call closes on 24 June 2020 and...

20 May 2020


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