Current Research Projects

The Australian Women’s Work Futures Survey (AWWF)

The WWLRG co-directors Professor Rae Cooper and Professor Marian Baird are members of a multidisciplinary team from the University of Sydney conducting a study of Australian women’s work futures. Working with Dr Elizabeth Hill (Political Economy), Professor Elspeth Probyn (Gender Studies) and Professor Ariadne Vromen (Government and International Relations) the study is the first of its kind to investigate the challenges faced by Australian women as they negotiate their working lives and plan for future employment.

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Women working in male-dominated occupations

The WWLRG, supported by the University of Sydney Business School, is undertaking a research project examining the work and career experience of Australian women employed in traditionally male-dominated occupations, professions or industry sectors. This three-year project, running from 2017 to 2020, will focus on women working in three sectors/occupations: investment management, automotive trades, and pilots.

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