opportunity

Online

UNSW Webinar - 'Inferior', Caroline Ford in conversation with Angela Saini

From 08 Mar 2021 to 08 Mar 2021

UNSW is presenting a free webinar featuring STEMMinist Book Club's Caroline Ford in conversation with Angela Saini, author of 'Inferior'. The webinar will cover gender bias in science and medicine, the public understanding of gender and how to more accurately frame human differences.

opportunity

Online

Science Meets Parliament 2021 registrations now open

Until 22 Feb 2021

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Cathy Foley AO PSM will give the National Press Club Address on 17 March - as the centrepiece of this year’s Science meets Parliament. The virtual event series will take place from 2 March to 1 April. Registrations close 22 February or when tickets run out.

resource

Online

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The 2021 theme for IDWGS is women scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19.

opportunity

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

opportunity

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.

opportunity

Online

#FromtheLAB is seeking science to feature in videos

Until 31 Mar 2021

Australian Science Communicators is looking for early- and mid-career researchers, innovators and scientists who want to share their research. #FromtheLAB will produce and share a short video for each chosen participant.

opportunity

Online

Avid Research – Australian STEM Stories Podcast, Seeking Interviewees

Ongoing

Amelia Travers of Avid Research is looking for women in STEM to feature on her podcast, telling their own unique story about their STEM career. If you would like to find out more about being interviewed for the podcast, email Amelia via the link below.

resource

Online

Jasper: Take off with STEM

As part of its strategy to engage more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-based subjects and career paths, the RAAF has launched a new initiative based around a character named Jasper.

opportunity

ACT

Canberra Girls' Programming Network

Ongoing

The Canberra Girls’ Programming Network runs free, hands-on programming workshops for girls in grades 4–12. Girls are introduced to a range of topics such as cryptography and games and code their own programs using the Python programming language. No coding experience is necessary! Events are run several times a year by volunteer local women studying or working in IT in industry, academia and government.

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VIC

Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WISE) Program

In 2019 Monash University ran this free program to support and nurture an entrepreneurial mindset in the next generation of women. Monash University invited schools to nominate a team of four year 10 female students. Read about the impact of the program here.