News: The Fay Gale Centre for Research on Gender
The Academy’s 2020 Fay Gale Lecturer Professor Maggie Walter FASSA is a Palawa woman from Lutruwita, Tasmania. She is a founding member of the Maiam nayri Wingara Indigenous Data Sovereignty Collective and the Global Indigenous Data Alliance.
In July, members of the Fay Gale Centre met with Julia Gillard to discuss the centre’s research on gender and leadership. This included research on women and leadership (the double bind); the failure of the pipeline metaphor of ‘more women’; new female only appointments in STEM; collective action for women in the workforce and cross-cultural comparisons of women in political life.
The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, in conjunction with The University of Adelaide’s Fay Gale Centre, was pleased to present the Academy’s 2018 Fay Gale Lecture: Decolonising Artificial Intelligence, presented by Professor Genevieve Bell.
Dr Georgina Drew has been awarded an Academic Women’s Research Excellence Award (WREA) in recognition of her research excellence.
Building on the success of other campuses in Berlin, Philadelphia and elsewhere, Deakin University in Melbourne staged an Anthropocene Campus in September 2018. I am grateful to have been part of this event.
Professor Chris Beasley has been listed as the leading Australian researcher in the field of Feminism and Women’s Studies in today’s Australian glossy magazine on Research (see p. 36), it has also been officially announced that she (and Professor Martha Augoustinos) have been elected as fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
The Academic Women’s Forum (AWF), in conjunction with the Fay Gale Centre (FGC) will be holding an information session about the Barbara Kidman Fellowship scheme. Prior recipients of the fellowship, Dr Clare Hume (School of Public Health) and Dr Zoe Doubleday (School of Biological Sciences), will be speaking.
The fifth annual South Australian Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher gender, sex, and sexualities conference, Space and Place: Conceptions of movement, belonging and boundaries, was hosted by the Fay Gale Centre at the University of Adelaide on September 19-20
The 2018 Gender, Sex and Sexualities Postgraduate and ECR Conference is a fabulous event to be held at the University of Adelaide and hosted by the Fay Gale Centre.