Sydney Mathematical Research Institute (SMRI) International Visitor Program (IVP) 

The IVP2023 August Round applications are now open. Researchers in the mathematical sciences from international and Australian universities who wish to do research at SMRI either individually or as part of a group of collaborators are warmly invited to apply.

This round is for visits taking place between July 2024 — June 2025 for general applicants, and March 2024 — June 2025 for Australian & New Zealand citizens.

Applications will close on Tuesday 8 August 2023 (23:59 AEST).

Applications with the information requested in the terms and conditions can be made through the webform found on the IVP webpage.

If you have existing or potential research collaborators who may want to spend some time working at SMRI, please direct them to the website and encourage them to apply.

NB: The next application deadline is expected to open between December 2023 and February 2024.


Queensland University of Technology


AMSI MathsTalk podcast

The latest episode focusses on Maths and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture. In this podcast, AMSI Schools Officer Leanne McMahon hosts Prof Chris Matthews, Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance (ATSIMA). 

You can listen to the episode at https://mathstalk.podbean.com/e/atsi/.

Don’t get mad, get equal: putting an end to misogyny in science

Subtle forms of misogyny attack female leadership and coerce women to conform to conventional gender norms. The informal networks of women and members of other under-represented groups have helped to put things in perspective, combat gaslighting and build resilience — and science backs up our personal experiences.


Women in leadership face ageism every day

Originally, ageism was understood to be prejudice, stereotypes, and discriminatory behavior targeted at older employees. But with an increasingly diverse and multigenerational workforce, age bias now occurs across the career life cycle — especially for women.


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