Women in STEM Committee
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Women in STEM Committee
The next meeting is scheduled for 12-1pm on Friday 7 December in 7WW 2.600.
Minutes from previous meetings are provided below.
FSE Women in STEM on Twitter
The Faculty Women in STEM committee is working to enhance the profile of women in the Faculty. To that end, we have created an FSE Women in STEM twitter account. https://twitter.com/STEMwomenMQ
Please follow us! Please retweet! Please send us examples or news items concerning Women at MQ Faculty of Science and Engineering that would be appropriate for this account.
Women and Girls in Science Day - 11 February 2019
Work-life Panel Discussion
Co-organised with the IEEE Women in Engineering group
Gender Equity in STEM Recruitment Workshop and Seminar
8 November 2018 - Professor Marlene Zuk, University of Minnesota - Evolutionary Biologist, and Dean of Faculty
Professor Marlene Zuk gave a seminar and workshop on Gender Equity in STEM Recruitment to a diverse group from the Faculty of Science and Engineering and other Faculties and Offices in the University. Find out more
Survey for events to be held in 2018
We are planning talks, workshops and panel discussions and we would like to know what events would be most helpful and interesting for you. Please answer this short survey before July 31. Find out more
International Women’s Day 8 March 2018 - Faculty Morning Tea
Speakers Heather Handley and Alison Rodger.
Launch of WOMEESA
A unified Australasian network of women working in Earth and Environmental Sciences in academia, industry and government
Women in STEM guest speaker October 2017
Dr Maren Wellenreuther: “Advancing the Role and Recognition of Women in Science”
Maren is Associate Professor at Lund University in Sweden and Senior Scientist at Plant and Food Research in New Zealand.
Women making a difference webpage
Minutes of recent meetings
Unconscious bias in hiring committees
It is Faculty policy for all hiring panels to discuss unconscious bias before shortlisting candidates for interview.
Harvard implicit association test
You can test your own biases.
Thursday 31 January 2019 - Faculty Women in STEM Committee & Dept of Maths and Stats morning tea
What a fantastic Morning Tea we had last Thursday 31 January co-hosted by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Faculty Women in STEM committee. With around 70 colleagues in attendance across the Faculty of Science and Engineering, great conversations and networking were had over tea, coffee and treats.
Looking forward to the next one co-hosted by our friends in the Department of Molecular Sciences!