Media's gendered stereotyping was worse for Gillard than Thatcher 30 years earlier

GI member Blair Williams says she believes the rise of gendered media coverage is the consequence of long-term changes to the way the news is reported, with newspapers today relying more on sensationalism and infotainment, a consequence of having...
6 March 2020

Gender diversity in science media still has a long way to go. Here’s a 5-step plan to move it along

GI member Dr Merryn McKinnon has developed a simple five-step process, with the mnemonic “START”, which is aimed at anyone in a STEM, or arguably any, organisation wishing to increase the diversity of their public representation.


6 March 2020

Engendering the Anthropocene in Oceania:  Fatalism, Resilience, Resistance

This essay explores three overlapping frames on climate change in Oceania: fatalism, resilience and resistance and reveals how these are gendered.

4 March 2020

GI Member Publications

We invite members to send us details of recent or forthcoming publications relating to feminist perspectives, gender, and/or sexuality, with a brief description (50 words or less) to feature in our weekly newsletter.

26 February 2020

The Philosopher’s Daughters

Professor Alison Booth’s new novel, The Philosopher’s Daughters, will be published in April in the UK.

26 February 2020

Hopeful, Together, Strong Principles of good practice to prevent violence against women in the Northern Territory

The Hopeful, Together, Strong: Principles of good practice to prevent violence against women in the Northern Territory report was produced by Chay Brown, a PhD student at CAEPR, as part of the 'Good practice in Indigenous-led programs to...

12 February 2020

ANU Law 60th Anniversary Conference: Public Law and Inequality

Call for abstracts now open for the ANU Law 60th Anniversary Conference

7 February 2020

Prof Bonnie Honig Masterclass for Early Career Researchers

EoIs are now open for ECR meeting with Prof Bonnie Honig. Deadline 11 February.

7 February 2020

GI Convenor's start of the year message

Dear Colleagues and Friends of the Gender Institute,

5 February 2020


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