Minister to ARC: get moving on gender equity

Tehan announces the Australian Research Council to, “consult with the sector regarding three key aims”

The Education Minister says he wants;

*  women to submit 50 per cent of applications from each participating institution for 2023’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

* gender parity in the ARC College of Experts by 2023 and on selection advisory committees by 2025

* a public report of the proportion of women included in applications for ARC funding at each institution. (No start date announced).

Mr Tehan says the ARC will produce a discussion paper and consult with the sector. His announcement headlined yesterday’s release of an ARC report on women researchers in the 2015 and 2018 Excellence for Research in Australia (below)


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