Looking forward and looking back: gender equality during a pandemic
Just days after International Women’s Day last year, the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic and gender equality shot into the spotlight. Our experts talk to the big issues one year on.
RMIT collaborates with Ho Chi Minh City to shape smart cities in Vietnam
RMIT and Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee have brought international and industry experts together to discuss the building blocks of smart and sustainable cities.
The last thing companies should be doing right now is paying dividends
Directors' obsession with maximising shareholder value has sucked the liquidity out of companies, making them brittle in the face of crises according to RMIT experts Andrew Linden and Warren Staples.
Better wages, better care: improving the aged care sector
In her submission and evidence to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, RMIT’s Professor Sara Charlesworth urged the Federal Government to address wages and working conditions.
Sports stars have a right, and a responsibility, to advocate for social equality
The growing movement of sport and human rights will give further legitimacy and impact to the athlete voice and reduce the historic friction between sports’ governing bodies and the athlete, according to former Australian soccer captain Craig Foster.
HR failing workers with intellectual disabilities, study finds
Experts are calling for a major rethink of how businesses manage workers with intellectual disabilities, with new research showing they're often left behind in the workplace.
Women at work: Q&A with Iola Mathews
Iola Mathews has fought for women’s rights at work for decades. She spoke to RMIT’s Pauline Stanton about her new book and what we can learn from the past.
How to be proactive at work, without leaving a trail of destruction
Proactivity in the workplace is a good thing, right? Well, not always.
Banks get royal slap on the wrist
Hayne's failure to tackle bank structures means problem hasn't gone away.
Fact Check: Does Scott Morrison's cabinet have additional female representation?
As the dust settles on a messy leadership spill, allegations of bullying have opened a debate over whether the Liberal Party has a problem with women's representation.
Global leadership programs recognised
RMIT’s global leadership programs have been shortlisted for an Australian Financial Review Higher Education Award.
RMIT funds Indigenous researchers
RMIT is supporting a new generation of Indigenous researchers, funding two Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous pre-doctoral fellows.