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  1. 8 February 2024 - Humanities

    ‘The Man’: Taylor’s feminism could go so much further

    Taylor Swift’s ‘The Man’ should go further for feminism - focusing instead on not making ‘alpha male’ the standard, say University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 20 July 2023 - Humanities

    A doll is just a doll is just a doll

    The Barbie movie has renewed debate about the message she sends and feminism – but a University of Melbourne expert says it's a fallacy of plastic role models

  3. 7 March 2023 - Humanities

    Provocative women in cinema

    This International Women's Day, a University of Melbourne expert says the cliché of the sensitive women filmmaker ignores confronting female-directed movies.

  4. 10 February 2020 - Science Matters

    Challenging the climate of bias

    On International Day of Girls and Women in Science, a University of Melbourne expert who went on the largest all-woman expedition to Antarctica is optimistic

  5. 9 July 2019 - Humanities

    Sex and the remake

    A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores the fraught process of remaking a film or TV show, and why updating attitudes to sex may not always work

  6. 10 May 2019 - Humanities

    The human animal: Breastfeeding in public

    A show by a University of Melbourne researcher puts the act of breastfeeding on stage; exploring what it means to be a ecofeminist mother in the 21st century.

  7. 24 August 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. Podcast14 August 2018 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  9. Podcast9 May 2018 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  10. 20 April 2018 - Science Matters

    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.