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

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