The Judith Whitworth Fellowship for Gender Equity in Science was established in 2014 to support excellent early–mid-career scientists who have experienced significant career disruption as a result of maternity or parental leave. The next Fellowship will be advertised in 2016 for 2017 – 2018.
The John Curtin School of Medical Research has established a new Award to assist researchers experiencing extended career disruption as the result of the birth of a child, or the primary care of a child, as defined by the ANU Award for Parental Leave.
Current activities of the JCSMR Gender Equity Committee
A baby change table has been installed in the disabled toilets (unisex) in the front foyer. Lactation facilities for breastfeeding infants and/or milk expression are available in the First Aid room (room 2.305) Please contact a committee member for more information. The committee is currently investigating the possibility of establishing a parents’ room.