News archive

Third annual Paula Kantor award for excellence in field research

The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is soliciting nominations for the third annual Paula Kantor Award for Excellence in Field Research. The 2017 award will be given to a young professional female researcher in order to recognize and... Read more

20 June 2017

The Capstone editing grant for mid-career researchers

The Capstone Editing Grant for Mid-Career Researchers provides up to A$10,000 of seed funding for one researcher per year to undertake an innovative research project.

20 June 2017

Call for papers: RINGS conference 2017

This is a call for RINGS members. However, member organizations are encouraged to invite others towards extending membership, with particular emphasis on strengthening the participation of those from countries in the global South.

20 June 2017

Caroline von Humboldt Prize

Research Award of 15,000 Euros to be awarded by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin to post-doctoral female scientists.

19 June 2017

Expression of interest now open to APEC women and the economy forum 2017 (Vietnam)

The Office for Women is seeking Expressions of Interest to take part in the Australian delegation to the APEC Women and the Economy Forum (WEF) in Hue City, Vietnam.

19 June 2017

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)

13 June 2017

Prof Ann McGrath and Prof Michelle Coote wins prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships

The Gender Institute congratulates Professor Ann McGrath and Professor Michelle Coote, who were awarded the prestigious Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship and the Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellowship respectively.

5 June 2017

Nominations for 2017 Telstra Business Women's Awards

For over 20 years, the Awards have shared and celebrated the stories of brilliant business women, inspiring a nation in the process. From all walks of life, these women have been celebrated for their remarkable spirit, achievements and leadership. If... Read more

5 June 2017

4th annual civil society report card on the national action plan for women peace and security

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security and Monash Gender, Peace and Security launched the Fourth Annual Civil Society Report Card on Australia’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security on 11 May 2017.

24 May 2017

Capstone Editing grants for postgraduate students

Capstone Editing’s grants and scholarships aim to invest in the future of academia and reward academic excellence, while easing both the financial burden of study for students and the inequities experienced by academic women in the workplace.

23 May 2017

Peer prize for women: applications open

The Sun Foundation is excited to launch the second annual Peer Prize for Women in Science. This is an annual prize for women researchers across Australia with a mission to accelerate open knowledge exchange and cross-disciplinary innovation.

16 May 2017

The 'Davos' of women comes to Australia: Sydney to host Global Summit of Women

In an article for The Sydney Morning Herald, journalist Nassim Khadem writes that Sydney has won a global bid to host the "Davos" of women after it was backed by leading business and political leaders who want to showcase Australia as a nation... Read more

15 May 2017

Chronic disease in younger women survey

The Women’s Centre for Health Matters is conducting a community consultation survey with women aged 18-50 years to find out their experiences of chronic disease and accessing appropriate services and supports in the ACT.

15 May 2017

Your guide to overcoming the ‘imposter syndrome’

In an article for Asteron Life, Dr. Meg Carbonatto explores Imposter Syndrome and offers solutions on how to overcome it.

9 May 2017

Gender Institute's 6th birthday bash

We had a great time celebrating our sixth birthday last Friday May 5 and thank all ANU staff and students and our guests beyond the ANU for their enthusiastic participation!

8 May 2017


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