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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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Launch of Voicing Voluntary Childlessness by Natalie Edwards

The Fay Gale Centre and the Department of French Studies invites you to the launch of Voicing Voluntary Childlessness: Narratives of Non-Mothering in French by Natalie Edwards, to be launched by Professor John West-Sooby. To be held on Tuesday 22nd March 2016, 4.45pm at the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room. Please RSVP by March 18th to […]

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Upcoming Alliance of Gender Scholars event – 20th November

The Alliance of Gender Scholars for PhD and postdoc members continues to grow and our next meeting is Friday 20th November 3 pm in the Staff Club, level 4 Union House. We’ll be discussing Jane Ussher’s paper on the pathologisation of femininity and the regulation of ‘difficult’ women. Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Venue: The University […]

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Grant success for Fay Gale members

Many congratulations to those members who were awarded Australian Research Council grants last week. Some of you may remember Georgina Drew workshopping her research ideas on water and gender at one of the Fay Gale grant application sessions we ran last November. We also acknowledge all the hard work and investment by all applicants who […]

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Upcoming Alliance of Gender Scholars event – 16th October

The next meeting of the Alliance of Gender Scholars will be held on Friday 16th October. The session will be hosted by Dr Erica Millar and all PhD and post-doc fellows are welcome.  There is a reading in preparation, which is available here. Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm Venue: The University of Adelaide Staff Club, Level 4 […]

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Unpredictable feelings: academic women under research audit

This article, published by Barbara M. Grant and Vivienne Elizabeth, explores the effects of the Performance-Based Research Fund on academic women. Abstract: Academic research is subject to audit in many national settings. In Aotearoa/New Zealand, the government regulates the flow of publicly funded research income into tertiary institutions through the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF). This article […]

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First meeting of the Alliance of Gender Scholars

Last Friday members of the Alliance of Gender Scholars met in the staff club to share our research interests, and to explore ideas on how to build and support each others scholarly endeavours. There was a lot of enthusiasm and I was so pleased to see people sharing their knowledge – ‘have you thought about […]

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