Congratulations to SUPIR Lab PhD Student, Rachel! Rachel was awarded the Margaret Foddy postgraduate travel award to attend and present her research at the 2018 Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Annual Conference in Wellington. This is the second year Rachel has received this prestigious award, and is one of only five recipients.
The SPAM program continues to play an important role in redressing the significant under-representation of female academics that has persisted at senior levels in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine (STEMM). The initiative has led to a sevenfold increase in the number of women promoted to Professor in STEMM. Congratulations, Fiona!
Lab Director, Fiona White, speaks to ECR2STAR on the value of Equity and Diversity workshops for eradicating and preventing unconscious bias.
“A commitment to stepping out of our own shoes and acknowledging our own bias is an important first step to making sure that the best and brightest do succeed, irrespective of their background.”
Congratulations Rachel and Stefano!
A further congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Rachel Maunder, Stefano Verrelli, and Fiona White, for presenting their research. A special mention to Rachel Maunder who was shorted listed for the Outstanding Postgraduate Research Award.
Well done team!