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21.02.2017

Event: work-life balance in health research

Registration is open for the upcoming Franklin Women event WORK vs LIFE…Forget about balance! You will receive practical tips on how to achieve work-life balance as well as the chance to meet other women working in health research. The guest speaker at this breakfast event will be Dr Linda Friedland who is a clinician, public health advocate,…

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16.02.2017

How to find success as a woman in science

As children we are encouraged to dream big, and many young people – including young women and girls – aspire to a career in science. While there are role models at the top tiers of science combating gender bias, the jump from PhD student to lead researcher may at first seem insurmountable for many women….

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28.11.2016

Merlin microscope works its magic to develop blood test for cancer at Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

SCIENTISTS at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research are working a a cutting-edge program which will hopefully result in the development of a blood test to test for cancer. The institute is home to the only Zeiss Microscope in Australia and a team of up to 30 researchers and students are working on the…

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08.11.2016

Effective use of social media in health and medical research careers – Franklin Women

Franklin Women are holding two practical workshops on using the social media platforms Twitter and LinkedIn effectively in health and medical research careers. Life sciences social media expert Michelle Gallaher will help you set up your accounts and show you how to strategically use these platforms for your career. The workshop also provides an opportunity to…

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08.03.2016

IWD: From scientist to new mum and back again: balancing motherhood and academia

Balancing motherhood and academia is set to become a little easier for female researchers at UNSW, thanks to a new scholarship named in honour of the 2015 NSW Woman of the Year, Professor Minoti Apte. The Faculty of Medicine scholarship, one of the first dedicated specifically to female early career researchers, will provide up to…

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