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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.

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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.

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Safe fieldwork strategies for at-risk individuals, supervisors and institutions

Researchers who are at-risk due to their race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity and/or religion face immediate threat and long term prejudice. This thoughtful article outlines risk mitigation strategies to keep all researchers safer in the field.

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Disrupting the System – Preventing and Responding to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Male Champions of Change has released a report on organizational approached to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace, recommending that the prevention of sexual harassment be a key point of accountability for Boards, CEOs and Executive teams.

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50|50 By 2030 Foundation Report Hub

A comprehensive collection of local, national and international reports focused on gender and equality.

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The 7 enablers of flex success

Through quantitative and qualitative research and working with over 600 organisations, beam has identified 7 flex enablers businesses need to tackle for a truly flexible work environment.

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ASTRO 3D Guide for Inclusive Meetings

The ASTRO 3D EDI Committee compiled a best-practice Guide for Inclusive Meetings. It includes suggestions for organisers of ASTRO 3D (and other) events that will help make the event equitable for gender and other forms of diversity, accessible for those with a disability, and inclusionary for all. It includes suggestions before the event (planning), during the event and after the event.

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Have your say: Work and Care in the Time of COVID-19

Ongoing

The University of Melbourne is currently collecting responses for their 'Work & Care in the Time of COVID-19' survey.