With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.
Latest underemployment and labour force figures underscore gender inequalities and suggest disadvantages are passing to future generations.
Two UNSW scientists have contributed to an important new essay that examines ways of promoting diversity in science.
Education through to the end of high school is a birthright in Australia but many kids are missing out on important parts of that birthright in ways that leave them feeling like losers and outsiders.
Lifting the standards of rural and remote students to the those of urban students could boost the economy by 3.3%.
A breakfast event to be opened by Shadow Minister for Women Tanya Plibersek will mark the beginning of a busy program celebrating International Women’s Day at UNSW.
Majority opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, and rural Queensland in particular, according to research presented at the Australian Political Studies Association annual conference at UNSW on Tuesday.
UNSW colleagues from across faculties and schools met and shared insights with federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins during her campus visit.
Provisions that help women in the workplace are too easily traded away in enterprise bargaining, writes Sue Williamson.
Men who pump themselves up by denigrating women are revealing how weak they really are, argues Lindy Edwards.