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Women in the Scientific Research Work Force report

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Useful Links

Women in Science AUSTRALIA www.womeninscienceaust.org

Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Pilot www.science.org.au/SAGE/Pilot

Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena Swan Charter (U.K.) www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charters/athena-swan/

Australian Science & Innovation Forum www.asiforum.net

Australian Early-Mid Career Researcher Forum www.science.org.au/ecr/emcr


Acker, J (1992) ‘The future of women and work: ending the twentieth century’, Sociological Perspectives, 35 (1): 53–68.

Case, SS, and Richley, BA (2013) ‘Gendered institutional research cultures in science: the post-doc transition for women scientists’, Community, Work & Family, 16 (3): 327–349.

Ibarra, H, Carter, NM and Silva, C (2010) ‘Why men still get more promotions than women’, Harvard Business Review, September, 81–85.

Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M (2003) Metaphors We Live By, Chicago: University of Chicago Press

Kay, K and Shipman, C (2014) The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know, New York: HarperCollins.

Metcalf, H (2010) ‘Stuck in the pipeline: A critical review of STEM workforce literature’ InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Information Studies, 6 (2): 1–21. http://escholarship.org.uc/item/6zf09176

Morley, L (2013) ‘Women and higher education leadership: Absences and aspirations’, Stimulus Paper Series, London: Leadership Foundation for Higher Education http://www.lfhe.ac.uk/en/research-resources/publications/index.cfm/Morley

Neale, J. and Bell, S. (2009) “A Framework for Evaluating Equity Initiatives in Universities” in Educational Evaluation: 21st Century Issues and Challenges, Ortiz, M and Rubio, C. (eds) New York: Nova Science Publishers


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Women in the Science Research Workforce: Identifying and Sustaining the Diversity Advantage, was funded as an ARC Linkage project 2011-2014 (LP110200480).
Project Cis were Professor Sharon Bell and Professor Lyn Yates. The project was hosted by the University of Melbourne.