Gender Matters Blog

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

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..

17 Feb

We need to come to terms with unconscious bias

We need to come to terms with unconscious bias, Focus Magazine ATSE, February 2016 Read More..

22 Dec

Unconscious Bias Training Is Not Enough - Part 2

Women's AGENDA's top story 22 December 2015 by Mark Toner. Part 2 following on from yesterday's part 1. Read More..