Five University of Queensland researchers have joined the largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, the culmination of a year-long program to promote the influence and leadership of women in science.
A Victoria University study into Australia’s booming ‘active wear’ market shows women don the colourful clothing on average three times a week to work out or play sport, yet few women actually love exercising.
Women who consume alcohol around the time of conception could be putting their male offspring at greater risk of obesity in later life.
A program that engages rural Australian communities with science also boosts visibility and career development for women researchers, a University of Queensland-led study has found.
Young women’s inconsistent perceptions around their diagnosis of the hormonal condition Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) could be causing them unwarranted concern about their fertility, new research has found.
Professor Kaarin Anstey will join UNSW Sydney and Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) to lead an innovative multi-disciplinary team addressing ageing research, with a focus on vital community lifestyle solutions around dementia in the Australian community.