UNSW Dean of Science leads report that finds women’s advancement in the STEM workforce are at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNSW Sydney’s Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
A study of more than 500,000 surveys shows university students demonstrate bias against women teachers, and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.
The biases experienced by some teachers vary according to their sex, background and faculty, according to a UNSW study of university student attitudes.
World-leading marine ecologist Professor Emma Johnston has won this year's Royal Society of NSW Clarke Medal. It is the second consecutive year the prize has been awarded to a UNSW Science researcher.
UNSW’s new Women in Maths & Science Champions Program supports female research students and early-career scientists in becoming science communicators and lifelong advocates for women in maths and science.
A landmark study of academic grades of 1.6 million students has shown that girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including at the top of the class.
In spite of some recent positive actions, Australia still lacks a comprehensive and long-term plan for the STEM sector.
We all believe weather forecasters so we should trust the same scientists when they predict how the climate will change over decades, write Emma Johnston and Alex Sen Gupta.
Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2 million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, and UNSW captured the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.