Griffith University has a long standing commitment to gender equality in its workforce with initiatives in place to support the success of our staff and students.

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 aims to achieve gender equality.

Griffith is proud to have been consistently recognised as an Employer of Choice for Women (2001-2013) and Gender Equality (2014-present).

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Gender equality

Ranking in the top 2% of universities worldwide, Griffith University offers future-focused degrees that are developed in consultation with industry, based on cutting-edge research, and taught by Australia’s most awarded teachers.

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Areas of research undertaken by Griffith researchers include Gender equity in universities, Precarious and vulnerable workers, Women and unions and Work and family.

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Bridging the Gap: Analysing Regulations and Gender Norms in the Workplace

Professor David Peetz of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing and Professor Georgina Murray have released a new book that they have edited that aims to reshape how we look at gender gaps.

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Athena SWAN Charter launch - Griffith University

Griffith University is championing gender equality in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine, ensuring women are best positioned to reach their full potential.