The global impact of COVID-19 on women’s wellbeing has been highlighted in a new UN Women report co-authored by Griffith University academic Professor Sara Davies. Women’s access to education and health services has already been compromised by the pandemic, according to the report Spotlight on Gender, COVID-19 and the SDGs: Will the pandemic derail hard-won […]
Recovering community sport clubs need to rethink mental health needs and embrace gender equity or be dwarfed by changing lock down habits.
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 […]
Internationally renowned protein crystallographer Professor Jennifer Martin is one of 21 scientists who have been elected to the Australian Academy of Science, a rare and esteemed honour, for their outstanding contributions to science. The Director of the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has made seminal discoveries in bacterial redox biochemistry, including revealing how the […]
Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery’s (GRIDD) Director Professor Jennifer Martin is the second woman to receive the prestigious Wunderly Oration Medal in its 27 year history for her work promoting women in science. Professor Martin was awarded the medal when she delivered the oration at the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) Annual Scientific […]
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 […]
Findings show job insecurity also on the rise.