Posts Tagged 'WISE'

STEMM gap to persist for generations

STEMM gap to persist for generations

Three Melbourne university researchers have analysed 10 million academic papers and contributing authors data to conclude that “your grandchildren may retire” before gender equality is reached in academic research. Prof Luke Holman said, “Topics with

The Prototype, 2 March 2018 – #Fake Future, Sea Change, Battery Trading

The Prototype, 2 March 2018 – #Fake Future, Sea Change, Battery Trading

The world order is changing. As the ongoing mood of isolationism further turns America inwardly, the US looks backwards in its search to “make America great again”. How can Australia respond to this changing world order? On the technology and innovation front, the new Australia 2030 Prosperity Through Innovation Plan from Innovation and Science Australia promises additional fresh impetus for growth opportunities.

One step ahead for #FemaleFounders

One step ahead for #FemaleFounders

Greater participation promises a multi-billion dollar economic payoff for society. Australia’s female participation rate remains around 65%. This week the Ottawa government announced new financing support for female-led businesses among a number of economic initiatives.

STEM gender paradox?

STEM gender paradox?

The worldwide gap in female participation in STEM studies is well known, but new research shows an unexpected result. Analysing international data sets reveals that countries with high levels of gender equality paradoxically have some