Towards Gender Equity in Australian Astronomy Research Institutes

Professional astronomy in Australia is male-dominated, with men constituting 76% of Members and 87% of Fellows of the Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA), our peak professional body. Although women make up an increasing proportion of astronomy PhD students in Australia, the system is haemorrhaging women as they rise above the Level B (Lecturer) stage of … More Towards Gender Equity in Australian Astronomy Research Institutes

Women in Science: Closing the Gender Gap

Marguerite V. Evans-Galea, PhD Genetic Health Research, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Founding Chair, Australian Early and Mid-Career Researcher Forum; Co-Founder, Women in Science Australia       Oliver A.H. Jones, PhD School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University; Member, Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum   The gender gap in science is real, and closing it … More Women in Science: Closing the Gender Gap