Women falling foul of research focus

Women falling foul of research focus | Bernard Lane | The Australian Higher Education | 12 December, 2012

THE new focus on research quality has brought to a halt a decade of progress for women academics at Group of Eight universities, according to researcher Susan Feteris.In a paper to be presented today at the Australian Institute of Physics congress in Sydney, Dr Feteris says the rise in the proportion of women academics within the Go8 came to a halt and began to fall around the time of the first Excellence in Research for Australia round.

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