News and Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: Queen’s Birthday Honours for Leading Scientist, Women in STEMM Advocate and Entrepreneur

Sunday, 9 June 2019

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 women in STEMM as an advocate and role model.

Dr Evans-Galea is an internationally recognised medical researcher in Friedreich ataxia, Executive Director of IMNIS – the STEM industry mentoring network based within the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering, and co-founder and CEO of Women in STEMM Australia, a volunteer-led gender diversity and equality advocacy organisation.

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MEDIA RELEASE: PROFESSOR LISA HARVEY-SMITH ‘WHEN GALAXIES COLLIDE’ – LIVE ON STAGE

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

RMS Entertainment presents the forthcoming Oct/November 2018 live national tour of acclaimed Australian Astrophysicist; Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith in; ‘When Galaxies Collide’. The 2018 tour follows the release of the much anticipated book by Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith; ‘When Galaxies Collide’ released end July 2018 through Melbourne University Press Publishers.

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Statement

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

Graduate Women Victoria (GWV) is pleased to announce their 2018 Scholarship Program for women enrolled in Universities in Victoria.

GWV scholarships and bursaries range from $3,500 to $8,000 and are offered to women students enrolled in 2018 at Victorian universities, or at the Victorian campuses of the Australian Catholic University.

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National Science Week an opportune time to address STEMM gender equity issues: Minister Enoch

Monday, August 14, 2017

Some of Queensland’s leading women engineers, medical practitioners, scientists and science teachers will join discussions today (Monday) about the problem of gender equity in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM).

Discussions will focus on why successive generations of clever, well-educated women in STEMM have trouble reaching senior levels in their field and often leave their profession early, and how this affects career choices.

The sold-out event will be hosted by Women in STEMM Australia as part of National Science Week.

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