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Women and Science Chair - Call For Research Projects 2021

In 2021, the Women and Science Chair launches its third call for research projects, aimed at the entire academic community without any restrictions in terms of disciplines or in terms of methodology.

4 May 2021

Call for papers - ReWOMEN

Papers are welcome from scholars and practitioners at any career stage, addressing issues of gender and economic activity, anywhere in the world and covering any time period.

27 April 2021

The First and Last(?) Feminist Law Professors in Australia

Based on interviews with 14 women law professors, this chapter analyses their experiences in challenging prevailing malestream norms

27 April 2021

Remembering Deb Foskey: a passionate feminist, environmentalist and change-maker

A memorial service and celebration will be held in Canberra at the Yarralumla Primary School Hall, Loftus St Yarralumla from 1.30-3.30pm on Saturday 1 May 2021.

22 April 2021

2020 prizewinners for excellence in gender and sexuality research

The Gender Institute is delighted to announce our 2020 prize winners

15 April 2021

18 women in the workplace statistics you need to know (in 2021)

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't made working life easy for pretty much anyone. Women in particular have felt the effects of a precarious job market, shifting responsibilities at home, and increased pressure at work, leading to a negative outlook for an...

7 April 2021

Climate change and infant nutrition: Estimates of greenhouse gas emissions from milk formula sold in selected Asia Pacific countries

Sustainable food policy and diets must include the protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding.

7 April 2021

Do women like to farm? Evidence of growing burdens of farming on women in rural India

This paper investigates whether the concentration of women’s labour contributions to agriculture has improved their autonomy in decision-making

7 April 2021

SPARK - JobTrainer Women in Trades Program

An innovative training program to encourage more women to consider a career in the construction industry

17 March 2021

Indigenous Femicide and the Killing State

This case study documents the spaces and contexts in which Indigenous women die outside the formal custody of the state: on the streets; on the open road; in their own homes or at the edges of communities

9 March 2021

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