The Life and Times of Ruby Payne-Scott (1912-1981)

I was privileged to be invited to give the inaugural Ruby-Payne Scott Keynote in Melbourne at the vibrant Women in STEMM Australia National Symposium: Connecting Women in STEMM. When I was first approached to give the keynote it was not my intention to focus only Ruby’s life. I thought I would make some introductory reference … More The Life and Times of Ruby Payne-Scott (1912-1981)

A national celebration connects women professionals throughout the STEMM ecosystem

Women in STEMM Australia is excited to hold its inaugural National Symposium: Connecting Women in STEMM which will bring together over 200 women and men in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) from around Australia. Starting today at RMIT University’s Storey Hall, this meeting will share best practices and policies in academia and industry, … More A national celebration connects women professionals throughout the STEMM ecosystem

She did it

In lead up to our National Symposium: Connecting Women in STEMM next week, esteemed former Chief Scientist of Australia, Professor Ian Chubb, shares his thoughts on gender equality in the STEMM disciplines. This year, the makers of the board-game Cluedo bumped off the venerable cook, Mrs White, and replaced her with the plant toxicologist Dr Orchid. … More She did it