Gender Matters Blog

26 Jul

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..

17 Jan

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

Towards Leveling the Playing Field for Women in Academia

04 Oct

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

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

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

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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22 Jul

Mark’s address at the June 2016 SAGE (Science in Australia Gender Equity) Symposium

Dr Mark Toner was a panelist for the session Not Just a “Women’s Problem”: Working With Men on Equity and DiversityRead More..

01 Mar

Australasian Science Magazine | We Need to Come to Terms with Unconscious Bias

Our article on bias in Australasian Science, March 2016, can be found here.  Read More..

19 Feb

Men 'have learnt to mask sexism in workplace'

Gender Matters' director Dr Mark Toner was quoted in an article by John Ross in The Australian on 19 February 2016 with the byline:  'Unconscious bias training is a “tick-the-box exercise” that will not solve gender imbalances in the workplace, a former construction boss has warned'. Read more here.  Read More..