Gender Matters Blog

25 Oct
2019

Latest news about Gunilla and Mark

High honours for both founders of Gender Matters this year. Mark has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Gunilla has been elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

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26 Jul
2019

Gunilla attends the Conference: Strategies for Success: Implementing Gender Workforce Targets in STEMM at UTS yesterday.

Brilliant keynote address by Libby Lyons, Director Workplace Gender Equity Agency and a great panel session on Target vs Quotas. Interesting to see the mood swinging towards Targets as a better longer term solution. #UTSEqualFutures Read More..

04 Jul
2019

Mark is a member of the Expert Working Group for the Women in STEM Decadal Plan

Mark Toner (4th from left) was a member of the Expert Working Group for the Women in STEM Decadal Plan produced by the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

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17 Jan
2018

Decades of work yet imbalance remains, Newcastle Herald Opinion, Gunilla Burrowes

Article published in Newcastle Herald, Opinion, 17 January 2018: "Decades of work yet imbalance remains"

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17 Oct
2017

Towards Leveling the Playing Field for Women in Academia

17 Mar
2017

Why aren't there more women running higher education? , ATSE Focus Magazine, February 2017

Article published in ATSE Focus Magazine, February 2017: Why aren't there more women running higher education?


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04 Oct
2016

Why Aren’t There More Women In Senior Roles in Higher Education?

Mark recently spoke at the 2016 Higher Equity Summit in Sydney organised by Campus Review.  His topic was “Why Aren’t There More Women In Senior Roles in Higher Education?” and his talk can be found here.

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21 Sep
2016

Unconscious Bias: What is it and Why is it important in the STEM context?

Article published in the Professionals Australia Magazine, September 2016: Unconscious Bias: What is it and Why is it important in the STEM context? Read More..

13 Sep
2016

Science Meets Business Article on why women leave STEM careers.

Mark discusses the question, "Why do Women leave STEM careers?" as part of the Thought Leaders Series in Science Meets Business News. Find it here. Read More..

03 Aug
2016

Mark's comment on 'Vicious circle' in advertising industry

Dr Mark Toner comments on ‘Vicious circle’ in advertising industry, following shock statements by Chairman of Saatchi and Saatchi. Read full article here.

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