Category Archives: Women in science

SpotOnLondon 2012 #solo12WIS

Please read my new post associated with the SpotOn London 2012 event: Women in science – Improving visibility of female scientists online and offline. In the post, I describe how social media can help you find things out, make connections, … Continue reading

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Grad seminar session on women in science

Readers might be interested in the post on my teaching blog about our grad seminar session on women in science.

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Monday at #ESA2012 – a ripper

Now that was a great opening day of the ESA conference in Portland! OK, yesterday was the official opening, and I liked Jane Lubchenco’s talk, but this was the first full day. And it was perhaps the best conference day … Continue reading

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L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships 2012

Applications for the 2012 L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships are now open. The three $25,000 Fellowships are intended to help early career women scientists consolidate their careers and rise to leadership positions in science. The … Continue reading

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Women in Science

Career prospects of women in science have certainly improved in Australia compared with about 50 years ago when promising female faculty members were required to retire when they married. Overt discrimination such as this is largely a thing of the … Continue reading

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