‘Oh my goodness you’re a girl!’: Women engineers and informal networking in Australia

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After finishing high school in 1974, Kim Ball applied for to become a cadet hydrographer. She was accepted into the program, but her excitement was soon turned into disappointment when she was asked to call back to arrange details. “I remember that day, I rang the office, and a woman answered, and I said this […]

Five minutes with…Kaye Broadbent

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WOW’s Dr Kaye Broadbent wants to shine a light on the employment conditions of those who are vulnerable and oppressed. Her research works towards affecting positive change by highlighting the ways in which people’s lives can be improved through equitable and just employment conditions. We caught up with Kaye to learn a little more about […]

Postdoctoral Fellow sought for workplace research

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We’re looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to join the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW)! About the GUPF scheme Griffith University administers an annual competitive Postdoctoral Fellowship (GUPF) scheme, offering up to eight (two year, fixed–term) Fellowships University–wide. Full details can be accessed via the Office for Research website. WOW invites Expressions of […]

Distinguished award for 30 years of workplace equity & gender research

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The Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing’s Professor Glenda Strachan was awarded the prestigious Vic Taylor Award for Distinguished Long-Term Contribution at the annual Association of Industrial Relations Academics in Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) conference on Friday (12 February). Recognising the outstanding contribution of Australian and New Zealand academics to the field of Industrial/ […]

Wrap up: what does gender and diversity at work look like?

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This article is authored by Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing (WOW) Higher Degree Research student member, Carolina Bouten-Pinto, and was first published via LinkedIn’s Pulse blog on 28 October, 2015 Yesterday, I attended the ‘So what does gender and diversity at work look like? symposium at Griffith University. The symposium is organised twice a […]

Gender equity in universities and 30 years of research

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Professor Glenda Strachan and colleagues conducted a major Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage project funded by Universities Australia, Unisuper and the National Tertiary Education Union on gender equity in universities in 2012. As well as a major report, they have also published papers on the use of casual academic staff, the insecurity facing highly skilled research […]