As we celebrate International Day of Families we can also celebrate the greater visibility of families within higher education environments. As I walk around Brayford Campus it’s wonderful to see students and staff bringing family members to enjoy our green spaces, cafés and eateries. Research shows, however, that there is a long way to go before education institutions become fully inclusive to families, carers and parents.
"The problem with working in an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion context is that often it seems like an uphill struggle - no matter the progress that has been made, there is still so much further to go.
The Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Belgrade is exceptional amongst STEMM departments with more than 50% female academic staff. As part of their activities to promote women in chemistry, the Faculty invited three international female chemists to give a research lecture at the University in September/October 2018.