Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship 2017

The Catherine Helen Spence Scholarship will be awarded again in 2017. This scholarship will support a woman to investigate social problems and/or undertake a study in the field of social sciences. The investigation or study should be relevant to social conditions in South Australia and be capable of being applied for the benefit of the […]

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Carole Pateman Gender and Politics Book Prize

The biennial Carole Pateman Book Prize is due to be awarded in 2017. This prize is for the best book published in the specified eligibility period on the topic of gender and politics, broadly defined. Criteria on which entries will be judged: Significance of contribution to gender and politics research through effective incorporation of gender […]

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Deadline Extended: Women’s Leadership Development Scholarships

FINAL CALL: FUNDING GRANTS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s social sciences sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3,000 and $8,000 to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs. The leadership development programs […]

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Online survey: I am a woman and I work in academia

I am a woman and I work in academia: An international collection of female academics’ perspectives and experiences of their work. Researchers at the University of the Sunshine Coast are interested in knowing more about the experiences of women in academia. As yet, few studies have explored women’s perspectives and experiences as academics in Australian […]

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Important research networking event

Please come along to a lunch time event to meet staff from the Office for Women, including the Manager of Policy, Annie Francis, Veronika Petroff and Ellie McEvoy. The Office for Women are very interested to hear about the Fay Gale Centre, and they will also tell us what activities they are engaged in. This […]

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Alliance of Gender Scholars Meeting

The next Alliance of Gender Scholars meeting is Friday March 24th in the Staff Club (Level 4 Union House) 3pm. This is a group of PhD and ECR’s across the university who are interested in/and are conducting research in gender-related issues. We do a range of activities, for example, development of feminist theories, peer review […]

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Upcoming lunchtime seminar

‘The Challenge of Social Democracy': Don Dunstan and women’s rights in 1970s South Australia The FGC is delighted to host Professor Angela Woollacott (Manning Clark Professor of History, Australian National University) who will present a paper entitled : The Challenge of Social Democracy': Don Dunstan and women’s rights in 1970s South Australia’, Friday 7th April […]

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Call for Applications: Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) Trust – Postdoctoral Grants 2017

The aim of the Australian Federation of University Women South Australia Inc. Trust Postdoctoral Grants is to help female postdoctoral fellows to establish their careers. The Grants will provide financial assistance to early career female postdoctoral fellows at the University of Adelaide who will be presenting either a research poster or an oral research presentation […]

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2017 ABR Gender Fellowship

2017 ABR Gender Fellowship Australian Book Review is pleased to reopen the ABR Gender Fellowship following the non-awarding of the Fellowship in the first round. We seek proposals for a substantial article on any aspect of gender in Australian literature (any genre). We have broadened the criteria and we welcome proposals from writers, commentators, and […]

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ARC releases gender equality plan

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has released its Gender Equality Action Plan for 2015–16, highlighting actions it will take in the coming months to improve awareness and information about gender equality in research. The ARC has also released its Gender Equality in Research Statement—a statement of support and expectations for gender equality. Interested members can […]

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