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As the Kavanaugh backlash shows, #MeToo hasn't gone far enough

Paula McDonald and Diane White co-authored an article ‘As the Kavanaugh backlash shows, #MeToo hasn’t gone far enough‘, published in The Guardian, 5 October, 2018. Diane White is a consultant working in the areas of gender equality and violence against women, and was the former principal Adviser to the Victorian Equal Opportunity and…

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Seminar | "Engagement" in higher education: How does it affect the missions of education and research?

Join us at Professor Mats Benner’s (Lund University, Sweden) seminar on Thursday 21st June, 2018 (12.00pm – 1.30pm) “Engagement” in higher education: How does it affect the missions of education and research? OVERVIEW Universities today are expected to contribute to a wide variety of goals: not only providing excellent education and…

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What can universities do to create more impact from research?

Join us for a conversation about what universities can do to create more impact from research. The “Impact Agenda” has become increasingly important in recent years as funders of research look for ways to justify their investments through measurable contributions to the economy and society. In the UK, this new measure of academic success…

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‘Violence, the body and the spaces of intimate terrorism’ – Professor Jo Little (University of Exeter, UK)

The Work/Industry Futures Research Program hosted a visit by Professor Jo Little (University of Exeter, UK) to QUT. Jo is a Professor of Geography and Gender at the University of Exeter, UK.  She has worked extensively on gender issues in rural communities.  Her earlier work focused on women and rural employment and then on rural gender…

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