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International Women’s Day 2022

Happy International Women’s Day 2022!! This year the theme of the day is #BreakTheBias, this is an important message to us all as we all carry unconscious bias with us. At TMOS we are dedicated to addressing gender equity and equality in our centre and we are working hard to achieve it. As part of […]

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International Day of Women and Girls in STEMM

Happy International day of Women and Girls in Science! At TMOS gender equality is one of our core values and today is an amazing day to celebrate the amazing women in our team. Women who are pioneers, women who have changed the status quo and women who are constantly striving for greater gender equality within […]

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TMOS Chief Investigator Madhu Bhaskaran to co-lead Women in STEMM Australia

Women in STEMM Australia (WiSA) has just appointed TMOS Chief Investigator Madhu Bhaskaran and science educator Sarah Chapman as co-chairs of the organization. Founded in 2014, WiSA helps to address the needs of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) by sharing information, amplifying STEMM associations with aligned values, and […]

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Five Lessons From Our Women Only Recruitment Round 

Our Centre has set a target of 40% women researchers by 2026. We are being held accountable to this target by the Australian Research Council. Our research spans optical physics and engineering, two disciplines where only 20% of employees are women, on average. Now, with more people from a broader range of social classes, gender and cultural […]

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What it’s like to be an IDEA Officer at TMOS

I joined the TMOS as an Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Officer during turbulent times for the Australian tertiary education sector. Transitioning from my previous position to this new and unprecedented post seemed like a challenge but also an opportunity to work on the first job of this kind in Australia.  What did I know […]