Articles and News - November 2015
Posted on Friday, November 27, 2015 by Return To Work Mums — No comments
Ruth Williams , University of Melbourne The latest ABS labour force statistics show a steady trend developing. Both the unemployment rate at 6.1% and the participation rate at 65% have remained stable since March 2015. This smooth trend bodes well for Australia as a whole. However, as an academic specialising in the ageing workforce, I am often more interested in the hidden issues that these ...
Posted on Saturday, November 21, 2015 by Return To Work Mums — No comments
Women get a much needed boost in research funding gender equity plan Sarah Maddison , Swinburne University of Technology Women make up 44% of Australian academics, but just 24% of professors. One of the contributing factors for this disparity is that there are fewer women applying for research grants than men, even though women are just as successful at winning grants as men. Given that research ...