women

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Eight top universities – led by UNSW – have launched a music video by Australian twin-sister DJ duo NERVO to highlight engineering as an attractive career for young women.

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There are four significant drivers of crime that must be addressed to reduce the victimisation and incarceration rates of Indigenous Australians, write Marcia Langton and Josephine Cashman. 

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When people think of science celebrities, they think of men. Emma Johnston argues that more needs to be done to highlight the role of women in science.

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Construction is missing out on a huge untapped source of potential talent by marginalising and disadvantaging potential female employees, writes Martin Loosemore.

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Among UNSW’s stellar Eureka Prize finalists are quantum physicist Michelle Simmons and chemical engineer Rita Henderson, who are both nominated for major leadership awards.

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UNSW is hosting Power of Engineering – a full day of events, talks, workshops and hands-on activities for 160 girls in Years 9 and 10.

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Celebrity Charlotte Dawson was a victim of trolling before taking her life. Now women who have been subjected to cyberhate are being asked to help tackle the problem.

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First year female enrolments in engineering at UNSW have increased from 20 to 22% this year, with the faculty on target to reach its goal of 25% by 2020.

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Australian women and girls with disabilities are twice as likely to experience violence and abuse as other women, new research shows.

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Australia's presidency of the UN Security Council is an opportunity for the government to support the women, peace and security agenda in Syria, writes Laura Shepherd.

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