The Centre’s research strengths are focused on gender, violence, and issues of women’s equality and participation. Key current research areas include
Environment and Sustainability
The Centre has a vibrant graduate research program. In recent years, graduates of the Centre have received awards for outstanding thesis work including Dr Sally Newman (Women’s Studies 2008) joint winner of the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies PhD Award in 2010 and Dr Karolyne Quinn (Women’s Studies 2011) who won the Monash Mollie Holman Medal in 2011. We welcome opportunities for collaboration in our research areas. Please contact the Centre Director, Associate Professor JaneMaree Maher for further information.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY4Dp2VTYSg This new collaborative project, funded by an Arts-Engineering SEED grant, addresses the progression of women in the mining engineering profession. Despite the investment of both educational and training Read more
- Nineteenth-Century Female Poisoners Three English Women Who Used Arsenic to Kill Nineteenth-Century Female Poisoners investigates the Essex poisoning trials of 1846 to 1851 where three women were charged Read more
- Project Description and Aims This project was prompted by increasing public concern over Australia ‘s falling national birthrate and on-going political debate regarding the role and Read more