Nanette, self-deprecation and when not to use it
Hannah Gadsby's Nanette highlights why Australians' tendency to self-deprecate needs to be handled with caution, says a University of Melbourne psychologist.
How does gender diversity improve science?
On this episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, Londa Schiebinger from Stanford discusses achieving true gender balance in the sciences.
Smashing through science’s glass ceiling
Frances Separovic from the University of Melbourne was recently named one of 12 Distinguished Women In Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science
University of Melbourne research has found the gender gap for women working in STEMM could remain for generations without intervention.
Trailblazing for women in science
The University of Melbourne's Frances Separovic was Victoria's first female chemistry professor and has now been included on the Victorian Honour Roll of Women.
When flexible working makes life harder
Flexible work practices like 4/10 work weeks can cause more harm than good, particularly when mandated by an employer, University of Melbourne research finds.
Balancing the history books, one Wikipedia entry a time
Wikipedia entries and its contributions are dominated by white men, but a University of Melbourne feminist movement is helping redress the balance
Five things about ... The Germaine Greer audio archive
In 2013 the University of Melbourne bought the Germaine Greer Archive. We speak to the archivists about the 150 hours of audio recorded by Greer herself.
Lack of women in economics ‘bad for business’
There are too few women in senior roles in Australian economics and it's bad for business, argues senior University of Melbourne economist Abigail Payne.
To quota or not to quota
The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop considers whether quotas or 'targets with teeth' will address the lack of women in Australian business and politics.