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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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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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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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Friends of Fay Gale in action: Annabel Crabb in conversation with Anne Summers, Wednesday 25th November

Friends of the Fay Gale Centre, Anne Summers and Annabel Crabb, will be “talking up a storm” on 25th November in Sydney. Television personality and the ABC’s chief online political writer, Annabel Crabb will meet with Anne Summers to discuss women and how they balance between career and family. Fay Gale members are invited to […]

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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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2015 Annual Fay Gale lecture delivered by Professor Barbara Pocock

Prof Barbara Pocock gave the 2015 Academy of Social Sciences in Australia Fay Gale Lecture on 18th August to a full audience. Her lecture was entitled: “Holding up half the sky?  Women at work in the 21st century”.   It explored the consequences of the most significant change in the Australian labour market in the past […]

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Male Champions of Change: talk by Sex Discrimination Commissioner

Male Champions of Change: talk by Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick A/Prof Megan Warin and Prof Vivienne Moore were invited to attend a talk by Elizabeth Broderick, the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Commissioner, on the Male Champions of Change initiative which she established four years ago.  As many of you know, in June the VC announced […]

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