News archive

The Troll Slayer

Mary Bear, Cambridge classicist, takes on her sexist detractors. Article by Rebecca Mead of The New Yorker.

19 March 2017

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... Read more

19 March 2017

Survey for female academics

The Women Who Write are interested in knowing more about the experiences of women in academia. As yet, few studies have explored women’s perspectives and experiences as academics in Australian and International universities. The group would like to... Read more

19 March 2017

Sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins publishes report on gender equality

On International Women's Day Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins launched a report detailing the insights and stories from her recent consultations across Australia.

11 March 2017

ANU PhD student Francesca Maclean named 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year

ANU engineering PhD student Francesca Maclean has been awarded the 2017 Young ACT Woman of the Year for her work to promote gender equity in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) at the University.

11 March 2017

Gender in the global research landscape report

Elsevier has just released a comprehensive new report, Gender in the Global Research Landscape. Gender Institute committee members and former convenors Professor Kim Rubenstein, ANU College of Law and Public Policy Fellow, and Associate Professor... Read more

11 March 2017

International women's day at ANU

ANU TV has captured some members of the ANU community discussing why celebrating International Women's Day at the University is so important.

11 March 2017

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

7 March 2017

YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas program: applications now open

Each year, YWCA Canberra provides small grants of up to $2,000 to women across Canberra through the Great Ydeas program.

6 March 2017

'Where are the feminists?': Peter Dutton insults women...because Keysar Trad insulted women

Gender Institute member Dr Skye Saunders has published an article in the Sydney Morning Herald examining Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's claims that feminists are 'hypocrites' for not immediately criticising comments from the Australian Federation... Read more

5 March 2017

WPS Coalition submission to the foreign policy white paper (2017) released

The Australian Civil Society Coalition on Women, Peace and Security has released their submission to the Foreign Policy White Paper (2017).

3 March 2017

Australian Feminist Studies virtual special issue to coincide with Gender Institute symposium

A virtual special issue of Australian Feminist Studies, edited by Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott, has been produced to coincide with the ANU Gender Institute Symposium, ‘How the Personal Became Political: Reassessing Australia’s revolutions in... Read more

3 March 2017

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... Read more

27 February 2017

CFP: Movement(s) and Mobility NTU-ANU-UNISA gender studies symposium 2017

“Movement(s) and Mobility” is a Gender Studies Symposium that seeks to glean the intersections between gender, movement(s) and mobility.

24 February 2017

GI congratulates Patrick Kilby on fellowship success

Congratulations to Gender Institute member Patrick Kilby, who has just received a Fulbright Senior scholarship and an East-West Center Asia Studies Fellowship.

19 February 2017


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