It’s a fact: Women get better with age
New research from the University of Melbourne finds that women get happier as they get older: with negative mood and depressive moods decreasing after 50.
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.
The unhealthy habits killing Australian women
A University of Melbourne study finds over 70% of Australian women don't eat healthily and don't exercise, putting them at risk of heart disease and dementia.
In a league of their own
University of Melbourne students and alumni are at the centre of the massively successful AFL Women's (AFLW) league, launched in early 2017.
Cosmetic surgery and the workplace beauty premium
Cosmetic surgery can increase self-esteem and job satisfaction - but employers have a role to play in dismantling bias focused on physical attractiveness.
Welcome to the club? Women in football
Misogynstic "banter" between two AFL club presidents on the cusp of the start of a Women's League sends a message that football is still a boys club.
Women in research rewarded for taking a risk
Bio21 Institute women have a positive, but realistic message for young women entering research careers: Stay positive. Take a risk ... it’s worth it!
Acupuncture treats hot flushes – but there’s a catch
A study of acupuncture treatments for women suffering hot flushes has found they do have benefits, but both the fake and real treatments were equally effective.
Four ways to get more women into Parliament
Australia needs to develop multiple ways to bring more women into the political pipeline and help them succeed - and this discussion needs to be ongoing.
Cracking the glass ceiling: Asia’s next challenge
There is still a long way to go in improving the representation of women in leadership roles at all levels across Asia, even though the gender gap is narrowing.