Kathryn Fagg, a board member of the Reserve Bank and Boral and president of Chief Executive Women, has won the Ada Lovelace Medal for Outstanding Woman Engineer, a national award that recognises the contribution Australian women have made to the profession and to wider society.
Prestigious award presented for outstanding contribution to chemical engineering.
Thirty Australian women Science Superstars will lead the charge in inspiring more young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
A senior commercial manager, a mining engineer and a company that undertakes monthly gender pay gap analysis have taken out top honours at the first Victorian Women in Resources Awards.
UNSW is on track to reach its target of 30% female enrolments in engineering by 2020, after a record number of women received offers in 2017.
UNSW biomedical engineers have woven a ‘smart’ fabric that mimics the sophisticated and complex properties of one nature’s ingenious materials, the bone tissue periosteum.