As a teenager, Dr Gemma Killen found support and friendship among queer-friendly spaces of the Internet. More than a decade later, she explored the experience for her PhD.
Second-wave feminists demanded action on sexist attitudes and sought equality and a safe society for women.
Without the voices and views of women, our journey through the stars will be held back. That’s why Dr Cassandra Steer is calling for a more feminist approach to the final frontier.
Contemporary women journalists are part of a much longer history of Australian women claiming their voice through the media to advocate for feminist issues.
The criminal justice system is letting down survivors of sexual assault, but we can do more to ensure the voices of victims are heard.
Renee Dixson is making sure the voices of forced LGBTIQ migrants are not erased from history.
Associate Professor Catherine Ball has always been a rebel with a cause. She’s an engineer not afraid to think differently about the future of drones, Amy Smith writes.
Associate Professor Lisa Whop is putting up a winning fight against cervical cancer —for all women.
Kim Jackson’s journey from coastal Queensland to venture capitalist via ANU is driving her quest to change the face of STEM, Subu Shankar writes.
ANU alumna and sustainability entrepreneur Sophia Hamblin Wang is leading the international development of carbon capture and utilisation.
Dr Nawal El Saadawi, who inspired generations of female activists, died in March aged 89. Associate Professor Karima Laachir reflects on the legacy of the Egyptian novelist, activist and towering icon of women’s rights.
Minda Murray has been preparing to bring Indigenous knowledge and Western science together her whole life.
The March4Justice movement has united people across political divides and sectors, demonstrating that gendered violence and inequality is a whole-of-society issue, demanding a whole-of-society response.
Evana Ho reports on how Indigenous composers are confronting Australia’s colonial past with an antique piano.
A new research partnership will help build a national defence system against catastrophic bushfires and stop them in their tracks before they become deadly. James Giggacher reports.
Rachel Curtis reports on the ANU researcher improving treatments for MS sufferers – including himself.
Sunbathing and stormwater don’t normally go together. Tabitha Carvan reports on the ANU researcher who thinks they should, and why we need fresh, Indigenous-informed perspectives on drains and water.
ANU researchers are helping save lost Australian stories etched in iconic, ancient trees. Will Wright reports.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up some of the biggest ethical challenges, including lockdowns and the allocation of scare resources like ventilators. Adam Spence and Will Wright report on how philosophy helps answer these questions.
Sarah Wilson reports on the bold initiative using electric vehicles to power our energy grids.
Amanda Cox explores the next generation of security technology – using quantum encryption and lasers.
COVID-19 and climate change are fundamentally different challenges. However, lessons from the pandemic may help us better meet one of the biggest threats to life on this planet. Lamis Kazak reports.
Every year, millions of women across the globe face the threat of human trafficking. Liz Drummond reports on the ANU graduate working with one organisation that supports at risk women in India.