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Standpoint Theory and the Formation of Gender Archaeology

Catch up on the second in our 2014 public lecture series Feminist Theory Now via the podcast.

7 May 2014

Report on gender access and equity at ANU RSAA

This RSAA Access and Equity Committee (RAEC) report presents research on gender equity in science institutions, a review of existing ANU policies and recommendations for improving gender equity.

16 April 2014

Herbert & Valmae Freilich Foundation Early Career Researchers Small Grants Scheme

Applications are now open for research grants of up to 3 thousand dollars to Early Career Researchers working on topics that examine the histories and the effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity.

25 March 2014

Fast Track program: excellence and leadership skills for women researchers

Robert Bosch Foundation "Fast Track" programme is specifically for female researchers, and this round is aimed at researchers in languages and the humanities. Deadline 3 March 2014.

12 February 2014

Closing soon: Call for promoting gender equality in research and innovation

The European Commission has 9.5 million EUR in funds for research promoting gender equality in research and innovation. Deadline is 10 February 2014.

7 February 2014

L'Oréal Women in Science Fellowships

Nominations for the $25,000 fellowships open in March, closing April 16.

The fellowships...

4 February 2014

Fairness to All: Gender and Sex in Scientific Reporting

The editors of the major US journal Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research have published an editorial (PDF attached below) recommending that research needs to explicitly "reflect that we treat both men and

4 February 2014

Nominations closing soon for Nancy Millis Medal: Australian Academy of Science medal honouring women in science

Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are closing soon. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.

22 January 2014

Bibliometrics and the climate for women in science

Two recent articles of interest regarding initiatives and research addressing global gender disparities in the sciences

20 January 2014

Nancy Millis Medal: Academy’s new medal honours women in science

Nominations for the inaugural Nancy Millis Medal for Women in Science are now open. Deadline for nominations 10 February 2014.

20 December 2013

Leaks in the pipeline: separating demographic inertia from ongoing gender differences in academia

Identifying the causes underlying the under-representation of women in academia is a source of ongoing concern and controversy, yet it is a critical issue in ensuring the openness and diversity of academia.

18 December 2013

NWB 2013 charity fundraising

The ANU Network for Women in Biology (NWB) is pleased to announce that in 2013 they raised over $300 for a charity that is providing university scholarships for girls in India studying science....

16 December 2013

Resilience of Women Research Students (RoWRS) program now open for registration

RoWRS is a unique personal development program aimed at women doctoral students that has been running at ANU since 2010.

14 October 2013

American Association of University Women - International Fellowships

ANU women interested in pursuing full-time study or research in the United States are eligible for International Fellowships provided by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), which ANU has become the first Australian university to join...

3 October 2013

ABC Radio National - Big Ideas: Of Meritocracy’s Un-meritorious Outcomes with Dr Fiona Jenkins

Catch up on philosopher and ANU Gender Institute Convenor Dr Fiona Jenkins' recent Cranlana Alumni Series lecture on why meritocracy fails women via the ABC Radio National 'Big Ideas' podcast.

2 October 2013

Gender Summit 3 North America: one month to register

Gender Summit 3 will be held in Washington DC. The theme for 2013 is, 'Diversity Fueling Excellence in Research and Innovation'. Registrations close on 21 October.

27 September 2013

Thinking gender 2014: call for papers

The Call for Papers for UCLA Centre for the Study of Women's (CSW) 24th annual Thinking Gender conference held in February is now available.

23 September 2013

The 2013 Edna Ryan awards - Nominations now open!

The EDNAs celebrate the life of Edna Ryan who worked to make a better world - especially for women.
If you know a woman who is making a feminist difference - nominate her for an EDNA!

29 August 2013

2014 Clare Burton Memorial Scholarship - Applications open

The $10,000 Scholarship is open to postgraduate students researching (or intending to research) issues of gender equity at one of the ATN universities (QUT, UTS, RMIT, UniSA, Curtin).

29 August 2013

Oxford Women's Leadership Symposium 2013: Invitation to participate

The Symposium is interdisciplinary in nature and seeks to cover a broad reach of women’s leadership issues in both the public and private sectors.

20 August 2013

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