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Online

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.

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National

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.

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Are Australian gender equity initiatives really working?

A recent review by Dr Merryn McKinnon has suggested that initiatives targeting women in STEM are seldom as effective as they mean to be.

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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.

opportunity

National

Grants for research projects utilising citizen science

Until 17 Dec 2020

Grants from $150,000 to $500,000 are now available for research projects using citizen science. Click through below for more information about eligibility and to submit your application.

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National

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: β€œit is up to all of us to ensure our national awards system represents our diversity - across gender, cultural backgrounds and categories of endeavour.”

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National

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.

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National

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.

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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.

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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.