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Global database of leading practice initiatives developed to support gender equality at ECU

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 05

ECU continues to show leadership in the integration of Athena SWAN into everyday processes. A log of leading gender equity practices has been established to inform new initiatives across the University.

Shifting the Spectrum of Male Engagement in Gender Equity

Tuesday, 12 May 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 05

An ECU team co-facilitated a workshop delivered by the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN WA Regional Network at the recent Catalysing Gender Equity conference in South Australia

ECU is increasing the number of women in the research workforce

Tuesday, 28 April 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 04

A new report prepared by the Australian Research Council (ARC) provides insights that ECU is performing above the national average as the number of women in the research workforce increases.

ECU receives an ‘excellent’ rating from the NHMRC

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 04

A recent evaluation of ECU’s gender equality policies illustrate how ECU is committed to promoting gender equality in the health and medical research sector.

ECU embedding Athena SWAN into core business

Thursday, 02 April 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 04

ECU’s Strategic Research Institutes and Centres are showing leadership by ensuring equity and inclusion in their establishment processes.

Athena SWAN still a major driver of gender equality

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 04

A new independent review of the Athena SWAN Charter in the UK reaffirms the positive and significant impact that the Athena SWAN Charter has had in the UK.

Edith Cowan Memorial Lecture 2020 – ‘Each for Equal’

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 03

ECU's twelfth annual lecture to mark International Women's Day commenced with an address from the Honourable Simone McGurk MLA, Minister for Child Protection; Women's Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence and Community Services followed by a panel on the relationships between gender equality, climate justice and sustainable development.

ECU Professor addresses the under-representation of women in science in higher education

Wednesday, 19 February 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 02

ECU Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Vice-President, Professor Caroline Finch AO was invited as a guest speaker to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill to discuss gender equity in higher education.

Healthcare Sector Female Leader’s Scholarship

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Women & Leadership Australia is offering scholarships for women working in the health and medicine sector. The initiative is providing junior through to executive managers with scholarships to support their growth and development. The scholarships assist with participation in one of three flagship development programs. The programs provide highly collaborative learning environments uniquely tailored to the needs of female leaders. Find out more and register your interest prior to Friday, 20 March 2020.

L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program is recognising early-career women scientists

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Program established in 1998, recognises and supports accomplished women researchers and encourages other women as their progress their careers. In 2020, the For Women in Science Program Fellowships are a ‘Climate’ edition; with five $25, 000 Fellowships available solely for women researchers tackling issues around climate change.

ECU launches new 'Gender Equality' website

Wednesday, 05 February 2020 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2020 > 02

A new ‘Gender Equality’ website has been developed to support the work on gender equality and the promotion of gender equity activities at ECU.

Women in Tech WA – Welcome to 2020

Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Women in Tech WA (WiTWA) the Perth-based organisation that champions for diversity and equality for women in tech [+] in Western Australia, have announced their upcoming events in 2020. This includes the first TechXChange professional development event and the first of the Techtrails STEM and Future Skills Program events.

WA Women’s Hall of Fame finds a new home at ECU

Friday, 13 December 2019 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2019 > 12

Edith Cowan University (ECU) will host an ongoing exhibition of the WA Women’s Hall of Fame from 2020 after signing a Strategic Partnership Agreement.

CEDA Women in Leadership series 2019: Women in Leadership – Economics of Diversity and Inclusion

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2019 > 12

CEDA held their most recent event in the ‘Women in Leadership’ series for Western Australia, on 14 November 2019. The final event for the series was entitled 'Women in Leadership; economics of Diversity and Inclusion: Metrics and Measurements'.

ECU has been recognised as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion

Tuesday, 03 December 2019 About ECU > Commitment to Equality and Diversity > Gender equality > News and Events > News > Athena Swan Media Releases > 2019 > 12

ECU has been recognised as a Women in STEM Decadal Plan Champion by publicly aligning our gender equality journey and our gender equity activities with the six categories identified in the Decadal Plan.

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