Resources and Opportunities
Discover resources and opportunities available to support women in STEM across their careers and promote gender equity.
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Franklin Women Impact Report
From 10 Dec 2020 to 10 Dec 2020
Franklin Women is launching their 5-year impact report via a mixed online and in-person event. You are invited to join Franklin Women in celebrating their successes and be inspired by the progress made throughout the journey.
The Indigenous Media Mentoring Program
Until 21 Dec 2020
AusSMC is collaborating with NITV to run the second year of their Indigenous Media Mentoring Program. Applications are now open, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander STEM researchers are encouraged to register their interest.
How gendered harassment affects women in male-dominated industries
Male-dominated industries such as investment management, automotive trades and airline piloting expose women to daily gender-based harassment. Gender-based harassment is not necessarily sexual in nature, but is targeted based on the gender of the victim. Click below to find out more about gender-based harassment, and what the research shows.
Order of Australia award nominations now open
Until 01 Jan 2021
Nominations are open for the Order of Australia – this year the office of the Governor General has reached out to us to help to encourage your nominations: “it is up to all of us to ensure our national awards system represents our diversity - across gender, cultural backgrounds and categories of endeavour.”
2021 ATSE Awards nominations now open
Until 18 Jan 2021
The annual ATSE Awards celebrate Australians who change the world with their extraordinary contributions to science and technology. Nominations for the 2021 award round are now open. This year ATSE is particularly encouraging nominees who are from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM, including women and those with Indigenous heritage.
Digital grants are now open for application through the Regional Collaborations Programme COVID-19
Until 14 Dec 2020
Grants of up to $10,000 AUD are now available for early- and mid-career researchers to run a project that will strengthen the engagement and digital collaboration between Australian and Asia-Pacific economies in response to COVID-19. For more details and eligible fields of research, click through below.
Inclusion for LGBTQIA+ scientists in the workplace
Many LGBTQIA+ scientists feel invisible within their institutions, this article explores lived experience and outlines the importance of recognizing and celebrating LGBTQIA+ identities in the workplace to support mental health and career advancement.
International survey of parenthood and career progression in STEMM
Mothers in Science is an international research group investigating the effects of parenthood on career progression in STEMM fields. The researchers are looking for data from people of any gender working in STEMM, with or without children, at any career stage.