‘Oh my goodness you’re a girl!’: Women engineers and informal networking in Australia

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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After finishing high school in 1974, Kim Ball applied for to become a cadet hydrographer. She was accepted into the program, but her excitement was soon turned into disappointment when she was asked to call back to arrange details. “I remember that day, I rang the office, and a woman answered, and I said this […]

Perfect pitch: young engineers impress at awards

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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At a time when girls are being encouraged to consider tertiary study for careers in engineering, Griffith University student Bianca Ivak is an ideal example of what can be achieved. The fourth-year student has been working with global mining and metals company Rio Tinto through Griffith’s Industry Affiliates Program and last week won the Student […]

Lachlan engineers more efficient dam analysis

Griffith School of Engineering and Built Environment
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Civil engineering student Lachlan Raso has received the Engineers Australia (EA) Michael Woodhouse Award for his project improving water analysis and treatment processes at two Seqwater dams on the Gold Coast. The award acknowledges undergraduate achievement in the field of water engineering and was presented at the recent Queensland Water Symposium hosted by the Queensland […]