SDG 05: Gender Equality

Universities show that remote work could be damaging for women

Women academics are being held back in their university jobs as a result of homeworking, research suggests. Image: Leon Wu/Unsplash

David Peetz

Professor Emeritus, Griffith Business School, Griffith University

Marian Baird

Professor of Employment Relations, University of Sydney

Mojan Naisani Samani

PhD Candidate, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

Rae Cooper

Professor of Gender, Work and Employment Relations, ARC Future Fellow, Business School, co-Director Women, Work and Leadership Research Group, University of Sydney

Sara Charlesworth

Professor, School of Management, RMIT University

Shelagh Campbell

Associate Professor, Ethics and Labour Relations, University of Regina

Susan Ressia

Senior Lecturer, Employment Relations, Griffith University

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Tweet by GEARING-Roles about the widening gender gap.
Gender equality in academia is essential. Image: GEARING-Roles

A chart detailing the work experiences of academics in Australia and Canada as a result of working from home in the pandemic.
How much time men and women in academia spent on certain activities. Image: Author provided


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Tweet by Sarah Thomas about her London work commute via Blackheath.
There were many daily things that people missed during the pandemic. Image: Sarah Thomas

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