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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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A new ‘ERA’ of women and leadership: The gendered impact of quality assurance in Australian higher education (AUR 57 02)

A new ‘ERA’ of women and leadership: The gendered impact of quality assurance in Australian higher education (AUR 57 02) Briony Lipton Australian National University Abstract: Quality assurance policies and practices are critical to the performance of Australian universities both in terms of national funding and international prestige and are redefining the future of the […]

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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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New Lexington Book Series – Call for proposals

Expressions of interest are now open for a new Lexington Book Series on Critical Perspectives on the Psychology of Gender, Sexuality and Queer Studies. Series Editors: Damien W. Riggs, Rebecca Stringer, and A. L. Jones For more information please download the SERIES Psychology Flyer.

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Lilith: A Feminist History Journal – Call for Papers

Lilith: A Feminist History Journal is seeking submissions for our next issue. Please note that Lilith only publishes articles that constitute an original piece of research. Lilith will also consider publishing un-refereed reviews and discussion pieces. We particularly encourage submissions from Australian and international postgraduate students and early career researchers. Submissions for the 2016 issue must be received by  30 […]

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The Lancet Commission on Women and Health

The Lancet has published a new Commission entitled Women and Health. “Women and Health: the key for sustainable development” explores and analyses the distinctive, but under-recognised and undervalued contribution of women to global health care. The report also considers the complex biological, economic, social and political factors involved in improving women’s health. For more information and […]

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Call for Abstracts: Gender and the Politics of Shame Conference

The call for abstracts is now open for the Gender and the Politics of Shame Conference, 14 November 2015, Gender Institute, London. For more information please view the call for abstracts at the conference website. Abstracts of not more than 500 words are due by 1 September 2015.

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Call for Papers: Feminist Experimental Writing

A symposium and masterclass on feminist experimental writing will be held at the University of Adelaide on the 17th & 18th of September in conjunction with An(F)ew Australian Network for Feminist Experimental Writers. Theme: “Experimental Writing: Why and Why Now?” 17th September: Master Classes with Eileen Myles and Marion May Campbell 18th September: Symposium Call for papers […]

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Special Issue – Critical Realism, Gender and Feminism – Call for Papers

Critical realism, gender and feminism: Call for Papers The call for papers is now open for this special issue of the Journal of Critical Realism (15:5, 2016). Edited by Angela Martínez Dy, Lena Gunnarsson and Michiel van Ingen. More information is available here. Deadline October 1, 2015.

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Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) grants

The aim of the Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) grants, each worth up to $5,000, is to help two female postdoctoral fellows establish their careers. The grants will provide financial assistance to early career female postdoctoral fellows who: will be presenting a research poster or an oral research presentation at an upcoming conference require […]

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