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.
Taking the March4Justice as a launching pad, this issue highlights how the work of our scholars and graduates is helping to increase representation, force change and drive better outcomes for all.
The concept of coercive control has a long history, overlooked in recent discussions about intimate partner violence.
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.
From rejecting feminine forms to reclaiming slut, Dr Amanda Laugesen outlines a very brief history of women’s linguistic activism.
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.
The fallout from Samoa’s 2021 election has triggered a broader discussion about women in politics, writes Dr Kerryn Baker.
Barbara Corapi speaks to one of Australia's leading infectious diseases experts about how we can find the sweet spot between our health and other challenges as we live with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the management of water becoming an ever more urgent concern on a global, national and local scale, ANU has launched a new water institute to address the major issues. Hannah Feldman reports.
Evana Ho reports on how Indigenous composers are confronting Australia’s colonial past with an antique piano.
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt pays homage to alumna and anti-discrimination champion Susan Ryan AO.
The coronavirus crisis threatens to have long-term impacts far beyond public health. As an expert panel discussed on an ANU podcast, young people could suffer from “economic scarring” caused by the COVID-19 crisis for years to come. Angus Blackman reports.