My trip to New Zealand Aotearoa was lovely. I was a guest of the Women in Science group, the New Zealand Association of Scientists and various other partner and sponsor agencies. In Wellington, I gave a talk about gender equity and diversity. I discussed how intersectionality can be used in various national models of change, to increase the number of minorities and White women in leadership positions. I also addressed some considerations for creating a more inclusive research culture that draws leadership from Indigenous scientists. I then joined a panel of distinguished academics to further discuss diversity in the local … Continue reading New Zealand Visit
I visited beautiful Wellington, New Zealand in late September, to give a keynote talk at the Royal Society on gender equity and diversity. I then joined a distinguished panel to talk about the differences in national approaches to diversity in … Continue reading Keynote in New Zeland
I’m one of the moderators for Science on Google+. I curate the social science stream. Our community is co-hosting a discussion on autism research live on air, in around an hour’s time (2pm Australian time or 10pm USA EST or 3am UTC/GMT). Our co-host partner is Autism Brainstorm, a research-led community of practice that puts families in touch with experts and resources of support.
Earlier today I spoke on a careers panel at the postgraduate day for The Australian Sociological Association.Continue reading “Career as an applied sociologist”