#EachForEqual: UC’s commitment to gender pay parity research and action

09 March 2020

On Friday 6 March the University of Canterbury (UC) held an event for students and staff to celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 and the University’s commitment to gender pay parity.


“Never give up, never apologise, never take no for an answer and always remember Margaret Mead – ‘never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has’.” – Associate Professor Ann Brower, UC College of Science | Te Rāngai Pūtaiao.

 

UC is investigating gender pay parity for academics following recent findings by UC researchers Associate Professor Ann Brower and Associate Professor Alex James showing that female academics in New Zealand are likely to earn $200,000 less than male counterparts over their career, despite equivalent research performance. Read more> 

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