Looking at the World Through “Colourful” Glasses

Do you look at the world through rose-coloured glasses? When one looks at the world in this manner, things often appear better than they really are. Sometimes people are blinded to the truth of a situation because the situation does not directly impact them or someone they love. I do not fault anyone for this, … More Looking at the World Through “Colourful” Glasses

Congrats to the 2016 Women in Research Citation Awardees

Clarivate Analytics, formerly the IP&Science business of Thomson Reuters, and the Australian National University (ANU) today announced the 2016 Women in Research Citation Awards. Several awards have been held over the last decade, and this year the focus was on Australian early- to mid-career women researchers. Clarivate Analytics and the ANU partnered to facilitate an event where the research … More Congrats to the 2016 Women in Research Citation Awardees

When sponsorship isn’t about money

Conferences, such as the inaugural Connecting Women in STEMM National Symposium, can be rich with sponsorship opportunities. I don’t mean the kind of sponsorship where an organisation supports the conference through funds or resources. I mean the sponsorship that delegates can provide for each other. Separating out sponsorship from under the umbrella term of mentoring has allowed us … More When sponsorship isn’t about money

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)