News tagged with success

Women's empowerment and Olympic success

New research shows that nations with greater women's empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. The effect of women's empowerment held for both men and women, although it was stronger for female ...

May 13, 2014
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Calling women astronomers

At an astronomy workshop in Perth today, the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) announced the creation of a new and unique fellowship scheme aimed at senior women astronomers.

Sep 11, 2013
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Comment: A right royal mess

The royal wedding raises concerns about rules of succession that reflect centuries-old prejudices against women and Catholics. But changing them will be a logistical nightmare, writes George Williams, UNSW’s ...

Apr 29, 2011
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