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

Australia’s first book on women in science

Profiles: Australian women scientists. Bhathal, R. 1999. Canberra, National Library of Australia. It is almost seventeen years since the first book on women in science in Australia was published. Called Profiles, it was published by the National Library of Australia as a book of national significance. In his foreword, Professor Sir Gustav Nossal, the President … More Australia’s first book on women in science

Well-deserved recognition

Today we are delighted to announce that Women in STEMM Australia’s co-founder, Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea, was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women. Please join me in celebrating this recognition of Maggie’s commitment, capacity, vision and tireless work. She is an outstanding and passionate advocate for science and innovation, and as such represents the … More Well-deserved recognition