Women in Science Parkville Precinct (WiSPP) brings together five of Australia’s largest medical research institutes to boost the numbers of women in science leadership.

Our Vision

To advance research and translation by providing an environment that allows more women in science to lead and excel

Our Institutes

Celebrating Our Achievements

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One Year On…

We hear from Dr Lucy Sullivan and Dr Jess Nithianantharajah about how the 2017 Future Leaders Award impacted their career.

Our Programs in 2018

A big thank you to our volunteers for making the range of activities in 2018 possible. This year we offered a number of programs focusing on mentorship, career progression, and inclusive practices. Designing next year’s programs is currently underway so watch this space or sign up for updates to stay informed.


Planning for the Future

We believe diversity is essential for world class scientific discovery

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WiSPP Announces a Proposal for Growth at Victorian Parliament House

On 21 August, WiSPP celebrated the achievements of Victorian women in health and biomedical research, and discussed new strategies to achieve gender equity in this vital sector.