Sexism, women and Australian politics
A University of Melbourne expert says David Leyonhjelm's sexist comment to Sarah Hanson-Young should ignite a fire in Australian women to get into politics.
Engineering gender equality
Why aren't more women studying engineering? A University of Melbourne expert says the lack of role models in specific areas of the discipline needs to change.
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.
Miss Lambert’s Thylacine skull
Pioneering women zoologists and explorers, including those at the University of Melbourne, contributed to naturalist collections like the Tiegs Museum.
Julia Gillard: On women
Former PM Julia Gillard looks back at her legacy to women in Australia as the University of Melbourne marks The McKinnon Prize in Political Leadership.
Can sunshine help your brain?
New University of Melbourne research suggests adequate Vitamin D in midlife may help women maintain at least some of their brain power as they age.
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
Remembrance Day: Updating an incomplete record
A century after WWI, service personnel records are still being updated. This Remembrance Day, the University of Melbourne adds new names to its war history.
‘Like’ has totally evolved to become, like, a legit word
The word "like" may be frowned on, but University of Melbourne research finds young women lead the way in how languages and grammar evolve, and it's, like, fine