It’s time to retire Lena from computer science
Why did computer research adopt a sexist pornographic image? A University of Melbourne expert backgrounds the story of 'Losing Lena' and the need for change.
How women are changing Indonesia
In Indonesia, women are making change for themselves from the ground up and defining the future of gender equality, finds University of Melbourne research.
Why being the fairest of them all still pays
New University of Melbourne research finds economic inequality can actually incentivise some women to use their attractiveness or beauty to try to get ahead.
Building equity into architecture
Although Australia has had qualified women architects for 120 years, a University of Melbourne expert says the profession is behind in terms of gender balance.
The Spirit of change
The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.
The woman who stitched her way into art history
A University of Melbourne expert says Melbourne artist Mirka Mora, who was known for her bold and bright work, was a trailblazer for women artists in the 70s.
Sexual objectification harms women
By having women use mobile phones to log whenever they feel sexually objectified, University of Melbourne researchers have shown that it harms their wellbeing.
How do young Australians see violence against women?
New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.
Making every woman count
University of Melbourne researchers are helping the Asia Pacific to collect better data on the lives of women in order to better tackle inequality and violence.
Beyond ‘lean In’: Women in leadership
University of Melbourne research finds an opt-out mechanism for competitive senior management jobs could get more women into leadership roles in business.