Awarding Merit and Success in STEMM.
This year, five of the seven Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science were awarded to women. While this is a welcome development, the great majority of awards and prizes for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Australia still go to men.
Our research has identified some of the key barriers to greater diversity among prize recipients and found ways those barriers can be removed.
Why awards aren’t just awards
In STEM, prizes and awards can make careers. They inform recruitment, probation reviews, promotions and grant success.
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