Women in marine science face pervasive gender inequality, study finds

Alex Crowe
By Alex Crowe
Updated June 8 2022 - 6:44am, first published June 7 2022 - 8:00pm
Lead researcher Dr Rebecca Shellock from the Australian National University said more women in leadership was crucial to meet current environmental challenges. Picture: Supplied

Toxic and hostile working conditions were identified among hurdles preventing women from ascending to marine science leadership positions, in a study featuring participants of 47 institutions.


Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au