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Industry cadetships: a good but small step to tap the talents of women in STEM

Gorodenkoff/Shutterstock Pi-Shen Seet, Edith Cowan University and Janice Jones, Flinders University An overarching criticism of the recent federal budget is that it overlooked the workers hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, namely women. However, the budget includes one promising, albeit small, initiative that focuses on this group. The government announced a cadetship program to help women to upskill in science, …

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Humans threaten the Antarctic Peninsula’s fragile ecosystem. A marine protected area is long overdue


Shutterstock Marissa Parrott, University of Melbourne; Carolyn Hogg, University of Sydney; Cassandra Brooks, University of Colorado Boulder; Justine Shaw, The University of Queensland, and Melissa Cristina Márquez, Curtin University Antarctica, the world’s last true wilderness, has been protected by an international treaty for the last 60 years. But the same isn’t true for most of the ocean surrounding it. Just …

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