We are in the midst of a pandemic that threatens to undo the progress made towards increased diversity in STEMM. Simultaneously, an avalanche of misinformation has spread more rapidly than the virus itself and has the potential to do just as much, if not more, harm. Accurate, accessible and engaging communication of science is more … More Be your own hero
Today the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and Science and Technology Australia released the Rapid Research Information Forum’s report on the impact of the SARS-CoV-2/Covid19 pandemic on women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Hon. Karen Andrews MP, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, asked the RRIF: What impact is the COVID-19 … More What impact is COVID19 having on women in STEM?
I studied science at University because I was good at science and I liked it. Undergrad, Honours, PhD, Postdoc … I was following the traditional pathway to a successful research career because studying science was fun … until it stopped being fun. As a postdoc I realised that I loved thinking and learning about science, … More Life is like a box of chocolates
This article was first published by the Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS), August 2019. **** This year’s IMNIS Programs launched with an outstanding series of events on Visionary Leadership. In Adelaide, the Visionary Leadership Keynote was presented on 30 July 2019 by esteemed Academy Fellow and leader in aerospace, Dr Dong Yang Wu FTSE. … More Visionary Leadership – excellence and collaboration
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea, a leading scientist and advocate for greater diversity and equity for women in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine), has been named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM). Dr Evans-Galea has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for significant service to … More Queen’s Birthday Honours for Leading Scientist, Women in STEMM Advocate and Entrepreneur
May 12th this year is the inaugural International Women in Mathematics Day, and it honours the birthday of Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics. Today’s blog celebrates this day and it is written by Professor of Mathematics, Jacqui Ramagge, who is also Head of the School of … More To maths or not to maths? That is the question
The Georgina Sweet Awards for Women in Quantitative Biomedical Science were created by Professor Leann Tilley as part of her Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship program to promote and support female scientists who demonstrate excellence in the area of Quantitative Biomedical Science. Professor Tilley is the Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology … More The Georgina Sweet Awards return!
Dr Alison Rice is completing her tenure on the Women in Technology Board and she wanted to share her parting thoughts and gratitude with everyone. Thanks for sharing Alison! I am writing this because of Women in Technology (WiT). I knew about WiT from the WiTawards as I had written letters of recommendation for my PhD … More Farewell to the Women in Technology Board
Competition Outline: Women in STEMM Australia, in partnership with The Social Science and Think Inc., is giving away free tickets in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney (together valued at >$26,000) to the upcoming 2019 Australian Tour: ‘Jane Goodall: Rewind the Future’ presented by Think Inc. and the Jane Goodall Institute Australia. These tickets will be given … More NOW ENDED: MY #STEMMBFF – Win Tickets to Jane Goodall’s 2019 Australian Tour
The ability to see pristine dark sky landscapes is becoming inaccessible for billions of people around the world. Light pollution has crept up on humanity. Recent studies reveal that light pollution is increasing in area by about 2% every year and, with the adoption of LED lighting, it’s also increasing by 2% in brightness every … More OPPORTUNITIES STEMMING FROM ASTROTOURISM