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Women’s Work

It seems not a week goes by without a request for women to come and create a profile or add themselves to yet another database or a list so they can be more easily discovered. At last count, I have profiles on probably at least 10 different directories aiming to connect women with professional opportunities.…

Women need not apply

Female representation remains critically low in a range of fields, including the research sector. A common excuse for exclusively male line-ups is that suitable women couldn’t be found. This has led to a proliferation of initiatives encouraging women to list their details in various directories that are then promoted to conference organisers, company boards, investor…

Data driven industry-researcher connections

Data61’s Expert Connect is designed to boost industry-researcher collaboration by creating a publicly searchable database of Australia’s research expertise. Profiles for over 45,000 researchers from over 200 research organisations have been automatically created by drawing on data from IP Australia, ARC, NHMRC, Web of Science and The Conversation. Any business person can search for a topic of…
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